What does the word migrate mean?

Usage examples for migrate

  1. The hens do not here migrate in winter, but a whole flight of them has been seen in the autumn on the Winchester road, evidently on their way; and once, after an early severe frost, about a hundred were found dead in a haystack near Basingstoke. – John Keble's Parishes by Charlotte M Yonge
  2. Moles shift their quarters according to circumstances, and as they swim well, they migrate across rivers; and in sudden inundations are able, not to save themselves alone, but their young, to which they are much attached. – Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals by R. Lee
  3. Does not migrate, but is usually resident in the place where it can best provide for itself and family. – Stories of Birds by Lenore Elizabeth Mulets