[verb] [I] - to move from one place to anotherCancer-causing agents could migrate from your plastic container into your food while it's in the microwave.(figurative) Trade is migrating from local shops to the larger out-of-town stores.When an animal migrates it travels to a different place, esp. when the season changes.These animals migrate annually in search of food.In September these birds migrate 2000 miles south to a warmer climate.Young salmon migrate long distances but return to their place of birth to breed.Migrating birds flying over the area are shot in large numbers.If people migrate they travel in large numbers to a new place to live temporarily.Mexican farmworkers migrate into the US each year to find work at harvest time.
Meaning of MIGRATE in English
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012