- to commit plagiarism.
Also especially British, pla·gia·rise.
Origin of plagiarize
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Examples from the Web for plagiarise
Unfortunately, the story had been told before, and Talleyrand did not plagiarise.Talleyrand
If you cannot plagiarise, surely it were better not to quote.Certain Personal Matters
H. G. Wells
She has not hesitated to plagiarise from even so humble an individual as myself.Some Private Views
To plagiarise these folks whom hardly anyone could henceforth read, was to render them service, nay, to pay them too much honour.Underground Man
Now, have you thought of nothing new, for we must not plagiarise even from fashionable novels?Olla Podrida
Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
- to appropriate (ideas, passages, etc) from (another work or author)
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Word Origin and History for plagiarise
alternative (chiefly British) spelling of plagiarize. Related: Plagiarised; plagiarising.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper