• WordNet 3.6
    • v plagiarise take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Plagiarise plā′ji-ar-īz to steal from the writings or ideas of another
    • adj Plagiarise practising literary theft
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In literature:

He complains that Dr. Henry More had plagiarised it, from his book of Hydrostatics.
"Adventures among Books" by Andrew Lang
Again, you may plagiarise yourself, if you can, it is not easy, but it is a safe way to fail if you can manage it.
"How to Fail in Literature" by Andrew Lang
I cannot plagiarise, I assure you, from any scholastic designs you might have been giving vent to.
"Eugene Aram, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
She has not hesitated to plagiarise from even so humble an individual as myself.
"Some Private Views" by James Payn
He now solemnly accuses me of plagiarising the poem he had the vulgarity to attribute to me.
"Miscellanies" by Oscar Wilde
Some accused LEGION of plagiarising the last line and a half, which reminded them, they said, of MARLOWE.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 103, November 12, 1892" by Various
If you cannot plagiarise, surely it were better not to quote.
"Certain Personal Matters" by H. G. Wells
The four figures of the Palladian urn on p. 313 are plagiarised in a similar way.
"Devil-Worship in France" by Arthur Edward Waite
Few authors, probably, have been more plagiarised.
"The Superstitions of Witchcraft" by Howard Williams
Now, have you thought of nothing new, for we must not plagiarise even from fashionable novels?
"Olla Podrida" by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)

In news:

Writer Peter Berg accuses Romney of plagiarising TV's 'Friday Night Lights' phrase.