- to commit plagiarism.
Also especially British, pla·gia·rise.
Origin of plagiarize
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Examples from the Web for plagiarising
He justifies himself from the charge of plagiarising from Plautus and Naevius8.The Roman Poets of the Republic
W. Y. Sellar
He now solemnly accuses me of plagiarising the poem he had the vulgarity to attribute to me.Miscellanies
If the Colonel's tale this morning was wonderful to the listener, the author suspected that he was plagiarising.Tell England
The nineteenth century was plagiarising the eighteenth, and following precedents whose day was past.The Life of Mazzini
I reserve my opinion, from an artist's point of view, on this plagiarising of the words of songs.Musicians of To-Day
- to appropriate (ideas, passages, etc) from (another work or author)
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Word Origin and History for plagiarising
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