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immigrate

enter a country of which one is not a native; introduce as settlers: immigrate cheap labor
Not to be confused with:
emigrate – migrate; to leave a country to live elsewhere: to emigrate from England to the United States
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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.]
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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
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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.
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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
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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"
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immigrate

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

immigrate

[ˈɪmɪgreɪt] VIinmigrar
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immigrate

[ˈɪmɪgreɪt] viimmigrer
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immigrate

vieinwandern, immigrieren (→ to in +dat)
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immigrate

[ˈɪmɪˌgreɪt] viimmigrare
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