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Sailor vs. Pirate

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Sailornoun

A person in the business of navigating ships or other vessels

Piratenoun

A criminal who plunders at sea; commonly attacking merchant vessels, though often pillaging port towns.

‘You should be cautious due to the Somali pirates.’;

Sailornoun

someone knowledgeable in the practical management of ships

‘he's a talented sailor’;

Piratenoun

An armed ship or vessel that sails for the purpose of plundering other vessels.

Sailornoun

A member of the crew of a vessel; a mariner; a common seaman.

Piratenoun

One who breaks intellectual property laws by reproducing protected works without permission

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Sailornoun

a person who sails sailing boats as a sport or recreation; see also yachtsman.

Piratenoun

(ornithology) A bird which practises kleptoparasitism.

Sailornoun

Any of various nymphalid butterflies of the genera Neptis, Pseudoneptis and Phaedyma, having white markings on a dark base and commonly flying by gliding.

Piratenoun

A kind of marble in children's games.

Sailornoun

One who follows the business of navigating ships or other vessels; one who understands the practical management of ships; one of the crew of a vessel; a mariner; a common seaman.

Pirateverb

(transitive) To appropriate by piracy, plunder at sea.

‘They pirated the tanker and sailed to a port where they could sell the ship and cargo.’;

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Sailornoun

any member of a ship's crew

Pirateverb

To create and/or sell an unauthorized copy of

Sailornoun

a serviceman in the navy

Pirateverb

To knowingly obtain an unauthorized copy of

‘Not willing to pay full price for the computer game, Heidi pirated a copy.’;

Sailornoun

a stiff straw hat with a flat crown

Pirateverb

(intransitive) To engage in piracy.

‘He pirated in the Atlantic for years before becoming a privateer for the Queen.’;

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Sailornoun

a person whose job it is to work as a member of the crew of a commercial or naval ship or boat, especially one who is below the rank of officer

‘Hawaii was an important stopping point for sailors to restock provisions’;

Pirateadjective

Illegally imitated or reproduced, said of a trademarked product or copyrighted work, or of the counterfeit itself.

Sailornoun

a person who goes sailing as a sport or recreation

‘he is a keen sailor in his spare time’;

Piratenoun

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.

Sailornoun

a person who rarely (or often) becomes sick at sea in rough weather.

Piratenoun

An armed ship or vessel which sails without a legal commission, for the purpose of plundering other vessels on the high seas.

Sailor

A sailor, seaman, mariner, or seafarer is a man who works aboard a watercraft as part of its crew, and may work in any one of a number of different fields that are related to the operation and maintenance of a ship. The profession of the sailor is old, and the term sailor has its etymological roots in a time when sailing ships were the main mode of transport at sea, but it now refers to the personnel of all watercraft regardless of the mode of transport, and encompasses people who operate ships professionally, as a sport or recreationally.

Piratenoun

One who infringes the law of copyright, or publishes the work of an author without permission.

Pirateverb

To play the pirate; to practice robbery on the high seas.

Pirateverb

To publish, as books or writings, without the permission of the author.

‘They advertised they would pirate his edition.’;

Piratenoun

someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own

Piratenoun

someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation

Piratenoun

a ship manned by pirates

Pirateverb

copy illegally; of published material

Pirateverb

take arbitrarily or by force;

‘The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami’;

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