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Emigrate definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EM'IGRATE, v.i. [L. emigro; e and migro, to migrate.]
To quit one country, state or region and settle in another; to remove from one country or state to another for the purpose of residence. Germans, Swiss, Irish and Scotch, emigrate, in great numbers, to America. Inhabitants of New England emigrate to the Western States.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: leave one's country of residence for a new one; "Many people had to emigrate during the Nazi period" [ant: immigrate]

Merriam Webster's

intransitive verb (-grated; -grating) Etymology: Latin emigratus, past participle of emigrare, from e- + migrare to migrate Date: 1766 to leave one's place of residence or country to live elsewhere <emigrated from Canada to the United States> emigration noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v. 1 intr. leave one's own country to settle in another. 2 tr. assist (a person) to emigrate. Derivatives: emigration n. emigratory adj. Etymology: L emigrare emigrat- (as E-, migrare depart)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Emigrate Em"i*grate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Emigrated; p. pr. & vb. n. Emigrating.] [L. emigratus, p. p. of emigrare to remove, emigrate; e out + migrare to migrate. See Migrate.] To remove from one country or State to another, for the purpose of residence; to migrate from home. Forced to emigrate in a body to America. --Macaulay. They [the Huns] were emigrating from Tartary into Europe in the time of the Goths. --J. H. Newman.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Emigrate Em"i*grate, a. Migratory; roving. [Obs.]

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(emigrates, emigrating, emigrated) If you emigrate, you leave your own country to live in another country. He emigrated to Belgium... They planned to emigrate. VERB: V to n, V emigration ...the huge emigration of workers to the West. N-UNCOUNT: usu with supp

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

v. n. Migrate, remove (from one country to settle in another).

Moby Thesaurus

depart, deport, exile, expatriate, flit, forsake, go from home, immigrate, in-migrate, intermigrate, leave, leave home, leave the country, migrate, move, out-migrate, quit, relocate, remigrate, resettle, run, swarm, take wing, transmigrate, trek




 


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