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