- (computing) A computer program that helps move objects between locations, e.g. from a legacy system to a new technology.
Variant of migrate
intransitive verbmigrated, migrating
- to move from one place to another; esp., to leave one's country and settle in another
- to move from one region to another with the change in seasons, as many birds and some fishes do
- to move from place to place to harvest seasonal crops
Origin of migrate; from Classical Latin migratus, past participle of migrare, to move from one place to another, change ; from Indo-European an unverified form meigw-, to change location ; from base an unverified form mei-, to change, exchange, wander