According to the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, to “plagiarize” means
The Institute of International Education will be checking all applications for plagiarism. Applicants must use their own original ideas and words to complete the application. Any applicant found to be plagiarizing, including using the written application content or ideas of a previous applicant as their own, will be disqualified immediately.
For more information about plagiarism, please visit www.plagiarism.org.