from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To enter and settle in a country or region to which one is not native. See Usage Note at migrate.
- transitive v. To send or introduce as immigrants: Britain immigrated many colonists to the New World.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To move into another country to stay there permanently.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To come into a country of which one is not a native, for the purpose of permanent residence. See emigrate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To pass or come into, as a new habitat or place of residence; especially, to remove into a country of which one is not a native for the purpose of permanent residence; migrate or be conveyed into and settle in another country or region.
- Synonyms Emigrate, etc. See migrate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. migrate to a new environment
- v. come into a new country and change residency
- v. introduce or send as immigrants
Latin immigrāre, immigrāt-, to go into : in-, in; see in-2 + migrāre, to depart.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin immigratus, past participle of immigro ("remove, move into"). (Wiktionary)