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immigrate

[ im-i-greyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF immigrate

Synonyms for immigrate

  • arrive
  • migrate
  • colonize
  • settle
  • come in
  • go in
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Antonyms for immigrate

  • emigrate
  • stay
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMMIGRATE

Do you object that the poor will be the only ones to immigrate to Palestine?

I should not want "the flower" of other nations to immigrate to our shores.

Is it for these things I give up wife, and patrie, and immigrate myself out of dear France?

Spaniards did not immigrate to any considerable extent, and negro slavery flourished on the seacoast.

The real Portuguese immigrate in families and show very little money on landing.

If island formed continent, some species would emerge and immigrate.

The wretched survivors, who are there set at liberty, are immediately seduced to "immigrate" to the West Indies.

Sure I'm at the jumpin'-off place now, and to immigrate furder would be to put meself in the hands of the murtherin' redskins.

The desire to immigrate, stimulated by the transportation companies, spread like a fever.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from Latin immigratum, past participle of imigrare "to remove, go into, move in," from assimilated form of in- "into, in, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + migrare "to move" (see migration). Related: Immigrated; immigrating.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR IMMIGRATE

came in

verbenter place
  • alight
  • appear
  • arrive
  • cross threshold
  • disembark
  • finish
  • immigrate
  • intrude
  • land
  • pass in
  • reach
  • set foot in
  • show up

colonizing

verbsettle
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