Immigrate



[im-i-greyt] /ˈɪm ɪˌgreɪt/

verb (used without object), immigrated, immigrating.
1.
to come to a country of which one is not a native, usually for permanent residence.
2.
to pass or come into a new habitat or place, as an organism.
verb (used with object), immigrated, immigrating.
3.
to introduce as settlers:
to immigrate cheap labor.
/ˈɪmɪˌɡreɪt/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to come to a place or country of which one is not a native in order to settle there Compare emigrate
2.
(intransitive) (of an animal or plant) to migrate to a new geographical area
3.
(transitive) to introduce or bring in as an immigrant
v.

1620s, from Latin immigratum, past participle of imigrare “to remove, go into, move in,” from assimilated form of in- “into, in, on, upon” (see in- (2)) + migrare “to move” (see migration). Related: Immigrated; immigrating.

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