Immigrate Definition

ĭmĭ-grāt
immigrated, immigrates, immigrating
verb
immigrated, immigrates, immigrating
To come into a new country, region, or environment, esp. in order to settle there.
Webster's New World
To bring in as an immigrant.
Webster's New World
The definition of immigrate is to move permanently to a new country.
When you move permanently from England to the United States, this is an example of a time when you immigrate.
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Antonyms:
emigratestay

Origin of Immigrate

  • Latin immigrāre immigrāt- to go into in- in in–2 migrāre to depart

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin immigratus, past participle of immigro (“remove, move into”).

    From Wiktionary

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