Definition of piratize in US English:

piratize

(also piratise)

verb

rare
  • with object To steal or loot (something). Also: †to commit an act or acts of piracy on, to rob (a person, etc.) (obsolete).

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Herbert. From pirate + -ize. Compare Middle French piratisé (adjective) attacked by pirates.

Pronunciation

piratize

/ˈpʌɪrətʌɪz/