- enPR: ĕʹmĭ.grāt'
- (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /ˈɛmɪɡɹeɪt/
- (pin–pen merger) IPA(key): /ˈɪmɪɡɹeɪt/
- Homophone: immigrate (accents with pin-pen merger)
- Hyphenation: em‧i‧grate
- (intransitive) To leave the country in which one lives, especially one's native country, in order to reside elsewhere.
- 1856 February, [Thomas Babington] Macaulay, “Oliver Goldsmith [from the Encyclopædia Britannica]”, in T[homas] F[lower] E[llis], editor, The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, new edition, London: Longman, Green, Reader, & Dyer, published 1871, OCLC 30956848:
- Forced to emigrate in a body to America.
- 1872, John Henry Newman, Historical Sketches
- They [the Huns] were emigrating from Tartary into Europe in the time of the Goths.
to leave one's country in order to reside elsewhere
- emigrate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- emigrate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.
- emigrate at OneLook Dictionary Search
emigrate f pl
- plural of
- second-person plural present indicative of
- second-person plural imperative of
- feminine plural past participle of