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Webster 1913 Edition


Emigrate

Em′i-grate

,
Verb.
I.
[
imp. & p. p.
Emigrated
;
p. pr. & vb. n.
Emigrating
.]
[L.
emigratus
, p. p. of
emigrare
to remove, emigrate;
e
out +
migrare
to migrate. See
Migrate
.]
To remove from one country or State to another, for the purpose of residence; to migrate from home.
Forced to
emigrate
in a body to America.
Macaulay.
They [the Huns] were
emigrating
from Tartary into Europe in the time of the Goths.
J. H. Newman.

Em′i-grate

,
Adj.
Migratory; roving.
[Obs.]

Webster 1828 Edition


Emigrate

EM'IGRATE

,
Verb.
I.
[L. emigro; e and migro, to migrate.]
To quit one country, state or region and settle in another; to remove from one country or state to another for the purpose of residence. Germans, Swiss, Irish and Scotch, emigrate, in great numbers, to America. Inhabitants of New England emigrate to the Western States.

Definition 2022


emigrate

emigrate

English

Verb

emigrate (third-person singular simple present emigrates, present participle emigrating, simple past and past participle emigrated)

  1. (intransitive) To leave the country in which one lives, especially one's native country, in order to reside elsewhere.
    • Macaulay
      Forced to emigrate in a body to America.
    • J. H. Newman
      They [the Huns] were emigrating from Tartary into Europe in the time of the Goths.

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Italian

Adjective

emigrate f pl

  1. feminine plural of emigrato

Noun

emigrate f

  1. plural of emigrata

Verb

emigrate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of emigrare
  2. second-person plural imperative of emigrare
  3. feminine plural of emigrato

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Latin

Verb

ēmigrāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of ēmigrō