verb trans·mi·grate \(ˌ)tran(t)s-ˈmī-ˌgrāt, (ˌ)tranz-, ˈtran(t)s-ˌ, ˈtranz-ˌ\

Definition of transmigrate

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cause to go from one state of existence or place to another

  3. intransitive verb
  4. 1 of the soul :  to pass at death from one body or being to another

  5. 2 :  migrate


play \ˌtran(t)s-mī-ˈgrā-shən, ˌtranz-\ noun


play \(ˌ)tran(t)s-ˈmī-ˌgrā-tər, (ˌ)tranz-, ˈtran(t)s-ˌ, ˈtranz-ˌ\ noun


play \tran(t)s-ˈmī-grə-ˌtȯr-ē, tranz-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of transmigrate

Latin transmigratus, past participle of transmigrare to migrate to another place, from trans- + migrare to migrate

First Known Use: circa 1559

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