emigrate / immigrate

emigrate / immigrate
   Emigrate from means "to leave one's country": Frances emigrated to the US.
   Immigrate to means "to settle in another country": Her family immigrated to the US four generations ago.

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  • emigrate / immigrate —    Emigrate from means to leave one s country : Frances emigrated to the US.    Immigrate to means to settle in another country : Her family immigrated to the US four generations ago …   Confused words

  • immigrate — im‧mi‧grate [ˈɪmgreɪt] verb [intransitive] to come into a country in order to live there permanently: • Born in the Philippines, Celeste immigrated to the United States when she was 15. compare emigrate * * * immigrate UK US /ˈɪmɪgreɪt/ verb [I] …   Financial and business terms

  • emigrate — immigrate (see under EMIGRANT) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • emigrate — em‧i‧grate [ˈemgreɪt] verb [intransitive] to leave your own country to live permanently in another country: • About 8000 people emigrate from the region each year. compare immigrate * * * emigrate UK US /ˈemɪgreɪt/ verb [I] ► to leave your… …   Financial and business terms

  • Immigrate — Im mi*grate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Immigrated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Immigrating}.] [L. immigrare, immigratum, to immigrate; pref. im in + migrare to migrate. See {Migrate}.] To come into a country of which one is not a native, for the purpose of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • immigrate — emigrate (see under EMIGRANT) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • immigrate — [v] enter a foreign area intending to live there arrive, colonize, come in, go in, migrate, settle; concept 159 Ant. emigrate, stay …   New thesaurus

  • immigrate — [im′ə grāt΄] vi. immigrated, immigrating [< L immigratus, pp. of immigrare, to go or remove into: see IN 1 & MIGRATE] to come into a new country, region, or environment, esp. in order to settle there: opposed to EMIGRATE vt. to bring in as an… …   English World dictionary

  • emigrate — [em′i grāt΄] vi. emigrated, emigrating [< L emigratus, pp. of emigrare, to move away < e , out + migrare, to move, MIGRATE] to leave one country or region to settle in another: opposed to IMMIGRATE SYN. MIGRATE …   English World dictionary

  • emigrate — verb To leave the country in which one lives, especially ones native country, in order to reside elsewhere. Ant: immigrate See Also: emigrant, emigration, émigré, immigrant …   Wiktionary

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