Definition of migrate
- Thousands of workers migrate to this area in the summer.
- The whales migrate between their feeding ground in the north and their breeding ground in the Caribbean.
- filarial worms migrate within the human body
He migrates from New York to Florida each winter.
Thousands of workers migrate to this area each summer.
The whales migrate between their feeding ground in the north and their breeding ground in the Caribbean.
They followed the migrating herds of buffalo across the plains.
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First Known Use: circa 1623See Words from the same year
: to move from one country or place to live or work in another
of a bird or animal : to move from one area to another at different times of the year
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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