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im·mi·grate

 (ĭm′ĭ-grāt′)
v. im·mi·grat·ed, im·mi·grat·ing, im·mi·grates
v.intr.
To enter and settle in a country or region to which one is not native. See Usage Note at migrate.
v.tr.
To send or introduce as immigrants: Britain immigrated many colonists to the New World.

[Latin immigrāre, immigrāt-, to go into : in-, in; see in-2 + migrāre, to depart.]

immigrate

(ˈɪmɪˌɡreɪt)
vb
1. (intr) to come to a place or country of which one is not a native in order to settle there. Compare emigrate
2. (intr) (of an animal or plant) to migrate to a new geographical area
3. (tr) to introduce or bring in as an immigrant
[C17: from Latin immigrāre to go into, from im- + migrāre to move]
ˈimmiˌgratory adj
ˈimmiˌgrator n

im•mi•grate

(ˈɪm ɪˌgreɪt)

v. -grat•ed, -grat•ing. v.i.
1. to come to a country of which one is not a native, usu. for permanent residence.
2. to pass or come into a new habitat or place, as an organism.
v.t.
3. to introduce as settlers: to immigrate cheap labor.
[1615–25; < Latin immigrāre to move into]
im′mi•gra`tor, n.
syn: See migrate.

immigrate


Past participle: immigrated
Gerund: immigrating

Imperative
immigrate
immigrate
Present
I immigrate
you immigrate
he/she/it immigrates
we immigrate
you immigrate
they immigrate
Preterite
I immigrated
you immigrated
he/she/it immigrated
we immigrated
you immigrated
they immigrated
Present Continuous
I am immigrating
you are immigrating
he/she/it is immigrating
we are immigrating
you are immigrating
they are immigrating
Present Perfect
I have immigrated
you have immigrated
he/she/it has immigrated
we have immigrated
you have immigrated
they have immigrated
Past Continuous
I was immigrating
you were immigrating
he/she/it was immigrating
we were immigrating
you were immigrating
they were immigrating
Past Perfect
I had immigrated
you had immigrated
he/she/it had immigrated
we had immigrated
you had immigrated
they had immigrated
Future
I will immigrate
you will immigrate
he/she/it will immigrate
we will immigrate
you will immigrate
they will immigrate
Future Perfect
I will have immigrated
you will have immigrated
he/she/it will have immigrated
we will have immigrated
you will have immigrated
they will have immigrated
Future Continuous
I will be immigrating
you will be immigrating
he/she/it will be immigrating
we will be immigrating
you will be immigrating
they will be immigrating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been immigrating
you have been immigrating
he/she/it has been immigrating
we have been immigrating
you have been immigrating
they have been immigrating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been immigrating
you will have been immigrating
he/she/it will have been immigrating
we will have been immigrating
you will have been immigrating
they will have been immigrating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been immigrating
you had been immigrating
he/she/it had been immigrating
we had been immigrating
you had been immigrating
they had been immigrating
Conditional
I would immigrate
you would immigrate
he/she/it would immigrate
we would immigrate
you would immigrate
they would immigrate
Past Conditional
I would have immigrated
you would have immigrated
he/she/it would have immigrated
we would have immigrated
you would have immigrated
they would have immigrated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.immigrate - migrate to a new environment; "only few plants can immigrate to the island"
migrate, transmigrate - move from one country or region to another and settle there; "Many Germans migrated to South America in the mid-19th century"; "This tribe transmigrated many times over the centuries"
2.immigrate - introduce or send as immigrants; "Britain immigrated many colonists to America"
bring in, introduce - bring in a new person or object into a familiar environment; "He brought in a new judge"; "The new secretary introduced a nasty rumor"
3.immigrate - come into a new country and change residency; "Many people immigrated at the beginning of the 20th century"
migrate, transmigrate - move from one country or region to another and settle there; "Many Germans migrated to South America in the mid-19th century"; "This tribe transmigrated many times over the centuries"
emigrate - leave one's country of residence for a new one; "Many people had to emigrate during the Nazi period"

immigrate

verb
To leave one's native land and settle in another:
Translations
priseliti se

immigrate

[ˈɪmɪgreɪt] VIinmigrar

immigrate

[ˈɪmɪgreɪt] viimmigrer

immigrate

vieinwandern, immigrieren (→ to in +dat)

immigrate

[ˈɪmɪˌgreɪt] viimmigrare
References in classic literature ?
If the country were open on its borders, new forms would certainly immigrate, and this also would seriously disturb the relations of some of the former inhabitants.
An entire family that immigrates to Israel would receive tens of thousands of dollars.
I Remember Mama'' centers around a Norwegian family that immigrates to the San Francisco area in the early 1900s and endures various tragedies with the help of the mother's old maid sisters and a rich, domineering uncle.

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