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emigrate

em·i·grate

emigrate

 
 
pronunciation:
e m greIt
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: emigrated, emigrates, emigrating
definition: to leave one country or region, usu. the country of origin, in order to settle in another.
Her ancestors emigrated from Ireland during the famine and came to the United States.
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derivation: emigrative (adj.)
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