out-migrate
intransitive verb Date: 1953 to leave one region or community in order to settle in another especially as part of a large-scale and continuing movement of population — compare in-migrateout-migration noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • out-migrate — out migration, n. /owt muy grayt/, v.i., out migrated, out migrating. to leave a region, community, etc., to move or settle into a different part of one s country or home territory: People are no longer out migrating from the South in such large… …   Universalium

  • out-migrate — out′ mi grate v. i. grat•ed, grat•ing cvb to leave a region, community, etc., and settle in a different part of one s country • Etymology: 1950–55 out′ migra tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • out-migrate — (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ intransitive verb Etymology: out (I) + migrate : to leave one region or community in order to settle in another especially as part of a substantial and continuing movement of population compare in migrate • out migration | ̷ ̷+… …   Useful english dictionary

  • out-migrant — [out′mī′grənt] adj. leaving one district, region, etc. to take up residence in another in the same country n. an out migrant person or animal out migrate [out′mī΄grāt΄] vi. out migrated, out migrating out migration n …   English World dictionary

  • 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

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

  • out-migration — See out migrate. * * * …   Universalium

  • out-migration — noun migration from a place (especially migration from your native country in order to settle in another) • Syn: ↑emigration, ↑expatriation • Derivationally related forms: ↑expatriate (for: ↑expatriation), ↑emigrate ( …   Useful english 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

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