Meaning of MIGRATE in English

(~s, migrating, ~d)


If people ~, they move from one place to another, especially in order to find work or to live somewhere for a short time.

People ~ to cities like Jakarta in search of work...

Farmers have learned that they have to ~ if they want to survive.

VERB: V prep/adv, V

migration (migrations)

...the migration of Soviet Jews to Israel.



When birds, fish, or animals ~, they move at a particular season from one part of the world or from one part of a country to another, usually in order to breed or to find new feeding grounds.

Most birds have to fly long distances to ~.

...a dam system that kills the fish as they ~ from streams to the ocean.

VERB: V, V prep/adv


...the migration of animals in the Serengeti.


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