Synonyms for emigrate

Grammar : Verb
Spell : em-i-greyt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɛm ɪˌgreɪt

Définition of emigrate

Origin :
  • 1778, a back-formation from emigration, or else from Latin emigratus, past participle of emigrare (see emigration). Related: Emigrated; emigrating.
  • verb move to new country
Example sentences :
  • The stations were invaded by families like mine, who thought it more prudent to emigrate.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • Half a million emigrate to our shores, from Ireland, and all Europe, every year.
  • Extract from : « Slavery Ordained of God » by Rev. Fred A. Ross, D.D.
  • He did not want Geoff to emigrate, but he sympathized in his love for the country.
  • Extract from : « Great Uncle Hoot-Toot » by Mrs. Molesworth
  • Finally it was decided that he should emigrate to New Zealand.
  • Extract from : « Samuel Butler: A Sketch » by Henry Festing Jones
  • In the villages it becomes a question of starve or emigrate.
  • Extract from : « Rosinante to the Road Again » by John Dos Passos
  • M. d'Artois—the royal tennis-player—had been amongst the very first to emigrate.
  • Extract from : « Scaramouche » by Rafael Sabatini
  • At all events, Raper was thrown on the world again, and resolved to emigrate.
  • Extract from : « Sir Jasper Carew » by Charles James Lever
  • When their reverses of fortune first befell them, Miss Barrington wished to emigrate.
  • Extract from : « Barrington » by Charles James Lever
  • Sometimes he wanted to enter the army, at others to emigrate to France, etc.
  • Extract from : « Criminal Man » by Gina Lombroso-Ferrero
  • And then she decided to emigrate to the United States, friendless and alone.
  • Extract from : « Gathering Jewels » by James Knowles and Matilda Darroch Knowles

Antonyms for emigrate

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