1. [syn: migrate, transmigrate]
2. move periodically or seasonally;
- Example: "birds migrate in the Winter"
- Example: "The workers migrate to where the crops need harvesting"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Migrate \Mi"grate\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Migrated; p. pr. & vb.
n. Migrating.] [L. migratus, p. p. of migrare to migrate,
1. To remove from one country or region to another, with a
view to residence; to change one's place of residence; to
remove; as, the Moors who migrated from Africa into Spain;
to migrate to the West.
2. To pass periodically from one region or climate to another
for feeding or breeding; -- said of certain birds, fishes,
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: move from one country or region to another and settle
there; "Many Germans migrated to South America in the mid-
19th century"; "This tribe transmigrated many times over
the centuries" [syn: migrate, transmigrate]
2: move periodically or seasonally; "birds migrate in the
Winter"; "The workers migrate to where the crops need
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
26 Moby Thesaurus words for "migrate":
drift, emigrate, expatriate, flit, go, immigrate, in-migrate,
intermigrate, move, nomadize, out-migrate, range, relocate,
remigrate, resettle, roam, rove, run, settle, swarm, take wing,
transmigrate, travel, trek, voyage, wander