out-mi·​grate ˈau̇t-ˌmī-ˌgrāt How to pronounce out-migrate (audio)
out-migrated; out-migrating; out-migrates

intransitive verb

: to leave one region or community in order to settle in another especially as part of a large-scale and continuing movement of population compare in-migrate
out-migration noun

Word History

First Known Use

1953, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of out-migrate was in 1953

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Cite this Entry

“Out-migrate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out-migrate. Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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