relocate

verb re·lo·cate \ (ˌ)rē-ˈlō-ˌkāt , ˌrē-lō-ˈkāt \
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of relocate

transitive verb
: to locate again : establish or lay out in a new place
intransitive verb
: to move to a new location

relocatable

play \(ˌ)rē-ˈlō-ˌkā-tə-bəl, ˌrē-ˌlō-ˈkā-\ adjective

relocation

play \ˌrē-lō-ˈkā-shən\ noun

Examples of relocate in a Sentence

  1. He relocated to Los Angeles for his new job.

  2. How can we convince more businesses to relocate to this city?

  3. The company decided to relocate its headquarters.

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First Known Use of relocate

1834


RELOCATE Defined for English Language Learners

relocate

verb

Definition of relocate for English Language Learners

  • : to move to a new place



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