plagiarize

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v plagiarize take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Plagiarize To steal or purloin from the writings of another; to appropriate without due acknowledgement (the ideas or expressions of another).
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • plagiarize To steal or purloin from the writings or ideas of another: as, to plagiarize a passage.
    • plagiarize To commit plagiarism. Also spelled plagiarise.
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Quotations

  • Paul Gauguin
    Paul Gauguin
    “Art is either plagiarism or revolution.”
  • Howard Dietz
    Howard Dietz
    “Composers shouldn't think too much -- it interferes with their plagiarism.”
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    “Originality is nothing but judicious plagiarism.”
  • Dean William R. Inge
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    “What is originality? Undetected plagiarism.”
  • Wilson Mizner
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    “If you steal from one author, it's plagiarism; if you steal from many, it's research.”
  • Wilson Mizner
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    “Copy from one, it's plagiarism; copy from two, it's research.”

Usage

In literature:

He has been accused, too violently, by Maginn of plagiarism: this, of course, means of phrases and ideas.
"English Literature, Considered as an Interpreter of English History" by Henry Coppee
Even this profane rant is a plagiarism.
"Notes and Queries, Number 32, June 8, 1850" by Various
There is never even a hint of plagiarism in Tintoretto's work.
"Barbara's Heritage" by Deristhe L. Hoyt
What is Lady Gethin's, or what is not hers, in this miscellany of plagiarisms, it is not material to examine.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. II (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
For a long time this aria was attributed to Bertoni, the composer, and Gluck was accused of plagiarizing it.
"Musical Memories" by Camille Saint-Saëns
I feel like plagiarizing the saucy hit, in witnessing the desperate efforts aforementioned on the part of our mistaken boy.
"The Secret of a Happy Home (1896)" by Marion Harland
A new play now appeared which was principally written by assistants, and which was also defaced by plagiarisms.
"Paris: With Pen and Pencil" by David W. Bartlett
It was certainly delightful plagiarism!
"Visionaries" by James Huneker
Their stunt was in fact a shameless plagiarism.
"The Jolliest School of All" by Angela Brazil
Some one has said that all recent literature is one gigantic plagiarism from the past.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 83, September, 1864" by Various
When I first began to publish speculation on this subject, he introduced me to the logical world as having plagiarized from him.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)" by Augustus De Morgan
The whole book is a mere plagiarism.
"Western Characters" by J. L. McConnel
The agreement implies plagiarism, and the difference hopeless stupidity.
"The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)" by Leslie Stephen
Many a happy thought dashed off by a modern writer, is only the adroit plagiarism of an old joke, 'But oh, the Latin!
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 3 No 2, February 1863" by Various
Her petty plagiarisms from French and German poets had been traced to their source.
"Vixen, Volume III." by M. E. Braddon
Randal Leslie might be mean in his plagiarism, but he turned the useless into use.
"The International Monthly, Volume 4, No. 3, October, 1851" by Various
He was plagiarism incarnate.
"The English Stage" by Augustin Filon
You were the only one of them who could by any possibility have recognized it as a plagiarism.
"Recollections of a Varied Life" by George Cary Eggleston
It was far more than a plagiarism; it was a monstrous theft.
"Critical Studies" by Ouida
Plagiarism, 117, 252, 281.
"The Conflict of Religions in the Early Roman Empire" by T. R. Glover
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In news:

After revelations of plagiarism and other cases of questionable judgment, it's clear the GOP candidate is not fit to be governor.
Turnitin Compares College and Secondary Education Students' Sources of Potential Plagiarism and Unoriginal Content.
University of Windsor dean suspended over ' academic integrity breach involving plagiarism.
Russian agent Anna Chapman has been accused of plagiarism, reports AP.
In her Comment on plagiarism.
Leona Lewis dropped the sun-splashed single 'Collide' earlier this year, dealt with a plagiarism claim regarding the song and then went MIA for a second.
Alt-Country Singer Accuses Nashville Star of Plagiarism.
Hungarian president resigns in plagiarism scandal.
Jeremy Irons plays ultimate victim of plagiarism in new movie.
Bob Dylan Slams Plagiarism Accusers as 'Wussies and Pussies'.
Rustad is accused of plagiarizing an article he submitted for the September 2012 issue of The Courier, which is the district's monthly publication.
The blogger who uncovers plagiarism, false claims, and faked research in China.
Blogger and digital plagiarism watchdog Waldo Jaquith.
The Words dives into the world of plagiarism, but forgets to put all the drama on the table.
It's about a 17-year-old German girl whose best-selling, literary-prize-nominated novel is in part plagiarized from another novel.
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In science:

Plagiarism that is plagiarizing or composition retrieval, opinion, etcetera from other people and makes it is likely composition and opinion him-self.
Anti Plagiarism Application with Algorithm Karp-Rabin at Thesis in Gunadarma University
Plagiarism can be considered to be crime because stealing others copyrights.
Anti Plagiarism Application with Algorithm Karp-Rabin at Thesis in Gunadarma University
But not all students has ability of academic enough to compile end duty, even blaze with research. They are this till now many finding difficulties and finally chooses short cut by doing plagiarism.
Anti Plagiarism Application with Algorithm Karp-Rabin at Thesis in Gunadarma University
Long, T.C., Errami, M., George, A.C., Sun, Z. and Garner, H.R. (2009), “Responding to possible plagiarism”, Science, Vol. 323 No. 5919, pp. 1293-1294.
On the prevalence and scientific impact of duplicate publications in different scientific fields (1980-2007)
Sorokina, D., Gehrke, J., Warner S. and Ginsparg, P. (2006), “Plagiarism Detection in arXiv”.
On the prevalence and scientific impact of duplicate publications in different scientific fields (1980-2007)
Sorokina, D., Gehrke, J., Warner S. and Ginsparg, P. (2006), “Plagiarism Detection in arXiv”.
The impact factor's Matthew effect: a natural experiment in bibliometrics
This is to be understood in conjunction with Martin Blume’s editorial where authors are urged to make “a prompt correction” to omission of references and it is noted that this failure “can cross the line to plagiarism”.
Comments may be used to pinpoint strong and weak points of a paper, to cope with cases of plagiarism (even borderline) and to remind authors about possible forgotten citations.
YouASTRO: a web-based bibliography management system with distributed comments and rating features for SAO/NASA ADS papers
Furthermore, it seems unlikely that either duplication or plagiarism characterizes the majority of fake reviews.
Estimating the Prevalence of Deception in Online Review Communities
Moreover, such reviews are potentially detectable via off-the-shelf plagiarism detection software.
Estimating the Prevalence of Deception in Online Review Communities
Any submission found to be plagiarized was rejected.
Estimating the Prevalence of Deception in Online Review Communities
He manoeuvred skilfully to make it appear that Hilbert, not Einstein, had “plagiarized” the other. Einstein’s biographers are embarrassed when it comes to describe faithfully what actually happened that November between Göttingen and Berlin. Yet, it is all very clear.
On Lee Smolin's The Trouble with Physics
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