plagiarize

[ pley-juh-rahyz, -jee-uh-rahyz ]
/ ˈpleɪ dʒəˌraɪz, -dʒi əˌraɪz /

verb (used with object), pla·gia·rized, pla·gia·riz·ing.

to take and use by plagiarism.
to take and use ideas, passages, etc., from (another's work) by plagiarism.

verb (used without object), pla·gia·rized, pla·gia·riz·ing.

to commit plagiarism.
Also especially British, pla·gia·rise.

Origin of plagiarize

First recorded in 1710–20; plagiar(ism) + -ize
Related formspla·gia·riz·er, nounun·pla·gia·rized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for plagiarize

plagiarize

plagiarise

/ (ˈpleɪdʒəˌraɪz) /

verb

to appropriate (ideas, passages, etc) from (another work or author)
Derived Formsplagiarizer or plagiariser, noun
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Word Origin and History for plagiarize

plagiarize


v.

1716, from plagiary "plagiarist" (see plagiarism) + -ize. Related: Plagiarized; plagiarizing.

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