n.1.A robber on the high seas; one who by open violence takes the property of another on the high seas; especially, one who makes it his business to cruise for robbery or plunder; a freebooter on the seas; also, one who steals in a harbor.
2.An armed ship or vessel which sails without a legal commission, for the purpose of plundering other vessels on the high seas.
3.One who infringes the law of copyright, or publishes the work of an author without permission.
Pirate perch
(Zool.) a fresh-water percoid fish of the United States (Aphredoderus Sayanus). It is of a dark olive color, speckled with blackish spots.
v. i.1.To play the pirate; to practice robbery on the high seas.
[imp. & p. p. Pirated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Pirating.]
v. t.1.To publish, as books or writings, without the permission of the author.
Noun1.Piratepirate - someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own
2.Piratepirate - someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
3.Piratepirate - a ship manned by pirates
Synonyms: pirate ship
Verb1.pirate - copy illegally; of published material
2.pirate - take arbitrarily or by force; "The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami"

PIRATE. A sea robber, who, to enrich himself by subtlety or open force, setteth upon merchants and others trading by sea, despoiling them of their loading, and sometimes bereaving them of life and, sinking their ships; Ridley's View of the Civ. and Eccl. Law, part 2, c. 1, s. 8; or more generally one guilty of the crime of piracy. Merl. Repert. h.t. See, for the etymology of this word, Bac. Ab. Piracy

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To see a pirate in your dream, signifies that some person or situation is adding chaos to your emotional life. You may feel that someone has violated your integrity or creativity. Alternatively, the pirate may symbolize freedom and one who defies authority. You may have desires to explore new adventures and take riskier ventures.AB, Ancient Mariner, Argonaut, Blackbeard, Captain Hook, Captain Kidd, Dylan, Flying Dutchman, Henry Morgan, Jean Lafitte, Neptune, OD, Poseidon, Varuna, able seaman, able-bodied seaman, adopt, air pirate, airplane hijacker, appropriate, assume, bluejacket, borrow, copy, copyright infringer, corsair, crib, cribber, deep-sea man, derive from, fair-weather sailor, filibuster, fisherman, freeboot, freebooter, hearty, imitate, infringe, infringe a copyright, infringer, jack, jack afloat, jack-tar, jacky, lift, limey, literary pirate, lobsterman, make use of, mariner, matelot, mock, navigator, picaroon, pinch, plagiarist, plagiarize, plagiarizer, poach, privateer, raider, reproduce, rover, sailor, salt, sea, sea dog, sea king, sea rover, seafarer, seafaring man, seaman, shipman, simulate, skyjacker, steal, take, take on, take over, tar, viking, water dog, whaler, windjammer, windsailor
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