Emigrate



[em-i-greyt] /ˈɛm ɪˌgreɪt/

verb (used without object), emigrated, emigrating.
1.
to leave one country or region to settle in another; migrate:
to emigrate from Ireland to Australia.
/ˈɛmɪˌɡreɪt/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to leave one place or country, esp one’s native country, in order to settle in another Compare immigrate
v.

1778, a back-formation from emigration, or else from Latin emigratus, past participle of emigrare (see emigration). Related: Emigrated; emigrating.

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