intransitive verb Date: 1942 to move into or come to live in a region or community especially as part of a large-scale and continuing movement of population — compare out-migratein-migration noun

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  • in-migrate — (|)in+ intransitive verb Etymology: in (II) + migrate : to come to live in a community especially for work in an expanding industry and often as part of a large scale movement of workers compare out migrate • in migration |in+ noun * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • in-migrate — in migration, n. /in muy grayt/, v.i., in migrated, in migrating. to move or settle into a different part of one s country or home territory. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • in-migrate — in′ mi grate v. i. grat•ed, grat•ing cvb to move into a different part of one s country or territory • Etymology: 1940–45 in′ mi•gra′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • in-migrant — [in′mī΄grənt] adj. coming in from another region of the same country [in migrant workers] n. an in migrant person or animal in migrate vi. in migrated, in migrating in migration n …   English World dictionary

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  • migrate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. journey, travel; emigrate, immigrate. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. move, emigrate, immigrate, resettle, relocate, transfer, transmigrate, in migrate, out migrate, expatriate, trek, run ( said of fish ); …   English dictionary for students

  • migrate — Synonyms and related words: drift, emigrate, expatriate, flit, go, immigrate, in migrate, intermigrate, move, nomadize, out migrate, range, relocate, remigrate, resettle, roam, rove, run, settle, swarm, take wing, transmigrate, travel, trek,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • in-migration — noun see in migrate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • migrate — mi‧grate [maɪˈgreɪt ǁ ˈmaɪgreɪt] verb [intransitive] to go to another area or country, especially in order to find work: • In the years ahead, tens of thousands of workers looking for high paid, technical jobs could migrate abroad. migratory… …   Financial and business terms

  • migrate — [mī′grāt΄] vi. migrated, migrating [< L migratus, pp. of migrare, to move from one place to another, change < IE * meigw , to change location < base * mei , to change, exchange, wander] 1. to move from one place to another; esp., to… …   English World dictionary

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