HyperDic: migrate

English > 2 senses of the word migrate:
VERBmotionmigrate, transmigratemove from one country or region to another and settle there
motionmigratemove periodically or seasonally
migrate > pronunciation
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English > migrate: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove from one country or region to another and settle there.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Examples
  • "Many Germans migrated to South America in the mid-19th century"
  • "This tribe transmigrated many times over the centuries"
Synonymtransmigrate
Entailed bysettleform a community / community
NarroweremigrateLeave one's country of residence for a new one
immigrateCome into a new country and change residency
immigratemigrate to a new environment
Broadermovechange residence, affiliation, or place of employment
Similar tomigrateMove periodically or seasonally
Spanishemigrar, migrar
Catalanemigrar, migrar, transmigrar
Adjectivesmigratoryhabitually moving from place to place especially in search of seasonal work
Nounsmigrant, migratortraveler who moves from one region / region or country to another
migrationthe movement of persons from one country or locality to another
migrationa group of people migrating together (especially in some given time period)
migratoran animal (especially birds and fish) that travels between different habitats at particular times of the year
English > migrate: 2 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove periodically or seasonally.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Examples
  • "birds migrate in the Winter"
  • "The workers migrate to where the crops need harvesting"
Broadermovechange residence, affiliation, or place of employment
Similar tomigrate, transmigrateMove from one country or region to another and settle there
Spanishmigrar
Adjectivesmigrant, migratoryhabitually moving from place to place especially in search of seasonal work
migratoryused of animals that move seasonally
Nounsmigrationthe periodic passage of groups of animals (especially birds or fishes) from one region to another for feeding or breeding

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