Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To remove from one country to another.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Lenore Elizabeth Mulets.