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synonyms for pirating

  • copying
  • hijacking
  • infringement
  • plagiarism
  • theft
  • bootlegging
  • buccaneering
  • rapine
  • stealing
  • swashbuckling
  • commandeering
  • freebooting
  • marauding
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How to use pirating in a sentence

Certain printers, however, made a practice of pirating some of the most popular English privileged books.
PRICES OF BOOKSHENRY B. WHEATLEY
The good Major Bonnet has gone off pirating; he thinks he can make more money that way than by attending to his plantation.
KATE BONNETFRANK R. STOCKTON
With this small company he dared not go pirating on his own account and so had decided to rejoin Blackbeard.
BLACKBEARD: BUCCANEERRALPH D. PAINE
Was America in the business of pirating around the shores of Europe to pick up islands, or promontories like Gibraltar?
CHILDREN OF THE MARKET PLACEEDGAR LEE MASTERS
He wished to go pirating again, and saw a way of doing this which he thought would be far superior to any of the common methods.
BUCCANEERS AND PIRATES OF OUR COASTSFRANK RICHARD STOCKTON
Williams now spent his time pirating, unsuccessfully, until one day in a sloop he attempted a raid on an Arab town at Boyn.
THE PIRATES' WHO'S WHOPHILIP GOSSE
It was when he was out on his last pirating expedition in the Matabele country.
FOLLOWING THE EQUATOR, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
As he had truly said, this pirating was no trade for a nervous man.
BLACKBEARD: BUCCANEERRALPH D. PAINE
They are pirating the bill as well as the play here, everywhere.
THE LETTERS OF CHARLES DICKENSCHARLES DICKENS
Mnay London merchants grew rich from using their ships for pirating.
OUR LEGAL HERITAGE, 5TH ED.S. A. REILLY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PIRATING

  • bootlegging
  • buccaneering
  • commandeering
  • copying
  • freebooting
  • hijacking
  • infringement
  • marauding
  • pirating
  • plagiarism
  • rapine
  • stealing
  • swashbuckling
  • theft
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.