Associations to the word «Pirate»


PIRATE, noun. A criminal who plunders at sea; commonly attacking merchant vessels, though often pillaging port towns.
PIRATE, noun. An armed ship or vessel that sails for the purpose of plundering other vessels.
PIRATE, noun. One who breaks intellectual property laws by reproducing protected works without permission
PIRATE, verb. (transitive) (nautical) To appropriate by piracy, plunder at sea.
PIRATE, verb. (transitive) (intellectual property) To create and/or sell an unauthorized copy of
PIRATE, verb. (transitive) (intellectual property) To knowingly obtain an unauthorized copy of
PIRATE, verb. (intransitive) To engage in piracy.
PIRATE, adjective. Illegally imitated or reproduced, said of a well-known trademarked product or work subject to copyright protection and the counterfeit itself.
PIRATE, noun. (sports) someone connected with any of a number of sports teams known as the Pirates, as a fan, player, coach etc.
PIRATE, noun. (soccer) someone connected with Bristol Rovers Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.
PIRATE ARTICLES, noun. The standard operating procedures for buccaneers in the late 17th century; covered division of plunder, behaviour, punishment and compensation etc.
PIRATE BUG, noun. Any insect in the family Anthocoridae, known as effective predators of other insects, and used in biological control.
PIRATE BUGS, noun. Plural of pirate bug
PIRATE PERCH, noun. Aphredoderus sayanus, a freshwater fish of the Percopsiformes order.
PIRATE RADIO, noun. Broadcasting without having the necessary license that covers the territory where the signals are received.
PIRATE ROUND, noun. (obsolete) (nautical) The sailing route for many trade ships during the 17th century between North America and the Indian Ocean where pirates, with the intention of attacking, could be found along.
PIRATE SHIP, noun. Any ship manned by pirates.
PIRATE SHIPS, noun. Plural of pirate ship
PIRATE SPIDER, noun. Any spider of the family Mimetidae, which prey on other spiders.
PIRATE SPIDERS, noun. Plural of pirate spider

Dictionary definition

PIRATE, noun. Someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own.
PIRATE, noun. Someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation.
PIRATE, noun. A ship that is manned by pirates.
PIRATE, verb. Copy illegally; of published material.
PIRATE, verb. Take arbitrarily or by force; "The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami".

Wise words

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William Shakespeare