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ˈɛm ɪˌgreɪtem·i·grate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. emigrateverb

    leave one's country of residence for a new one

    "Many people had to emigrate during the Nazi period"


  1. emigrateverb

    To leave the country in which one lives, especially one's native country, in order to reside elsewhere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emigrateverb

    to remove from one country or State to another, for the purpose of residence; to migrate from home

    Etymology: [L. emigratus, p. p. of emigrare to remove, emigrate; e out + migrare to migrate. See Migrate.]

  2. Emigrateadjective

    migratory; roving

    Etymology: [L. emigratus, p. p. of emigrare to remove, emigrate; e out + migrare to migrate. See Migrate.]


  1. Emigrate

    Emigrate is a European industrial rock band based in New York, led by Richard Z. Kruspe, the lead guitarist of the German band Rammstein.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Emigrate

    em′i-grāt, v.i. and v.t. to remove from one country to another as a place of abode.—adj. Em′igrant, emigrating or having emigrated.—n. one who emigrates.—n. Emigrā′tion.—adj. Emigrā′tional.—n. Emigrā′tionist, an advocate or promoter of emigration.—adj. Emigrā′tory.—n. Emigré (ā-mē-grā), a royalist who quitted France during the Revolution. [L. emigrāre, -ātume, from, migrāre, to remove.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of emigrate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of emigrate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of emigrate in a Sentence

  1. Ah Lung:

    In 2047, if it returns to China, real Hong Kongers will leave and emigrate from Hong Kong, by then, it won't be Hong Kong anymore, but Xiang Gang.

  2. Jose Madera:

    My mother doesn't have medicine, my economic situation is terrible, my family has had to emigrate. We don't earn enough money. We have no security. But we are hopeful, and I think that this is the beginning of the end of this regime.

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