transmigrate definition by Webster's New World
- to move from one habitation, country, etc. to another
- to pass into another body at death: said of the soul, as in Hindu religious belief
Origin: Middle English transitive verb transmigraten ; from Classical Latin transmigratus, past participle of transmigrare: see trans- and amp; migrate
transmigrate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
intransitive verb trans·mi·grat·ed, trans·mi·grat·ing, trans·mi·grates
- To migrate.
- To pass into another body after death. Used of the soul.
Origin: Latin trānsmigrāre, trānsmigrāt- : trāns-, trans- + migrāre, to migrate; see migrate.
- transˌmi·graˈtion noun
- trans·miˈgraˌtor noun
- trans·miˈgra·toˌry adjective