Synonyms of pirate in English:

pirate


See definition of pirate

noun

1‘pirates boarded the ship’

SYNONYMS

freebooter

marauder, raider

historical buccaneer, privateer

archaic corsair, rover, sea rover

rare picaroon, filibuster, sea thief, sea robber, water thief, sea wolf, sea rat, water rat, marooner

2‘software pirates’

SYNONYMS

copyright infringer, plagiarist, plagiarizer


verb

1‘designers may pirate good ideas’

SYNONYMS

reproduce illegally, infringe the copyright of, copy illegally, plagiarize, poach, steal, appropriate, bootleg

informal crib, lift, rip off

British informal nick, pinch