out-migrate

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

Definition of out-migrate

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

Other Words from out-migrate

out-migration \ ˌau̇t-​mī-​ˈgrā-​shən How to pronounce out-migration (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of out-migrate

1953, in the meaning defined above

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“Out-migrate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out-migrate. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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