Thesaurus

plagiarize

verb

Synonyms of plagiarize

to use the words or ideas of another person as if they were your own words or ideas
  • He plagiarized a classmate's report.

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for plagiarize

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About plagiarize

Time Traveler for plagiarize

Time Traveler

The first known use of plagiarize was in 1660

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near plagiarize

plages

plagiarize

plagiarized

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Plagiarize.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/plagiarize. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on plagiarize

Nglish: Translation of plagiarize for Spanish Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!