Definition of 'migrate'
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Each winter, flocks of birds numbering in the tens of thousands migrate from the northern islands and build their nests there. THE BROKEN GOD (2003)But even if we choose not to migrate outward, we have already chosen to continue man's upward progress here on earth. A PLAGUE OF ANGELS (2003)But suppose she could replace all of his memories, one by one, as minerals migrate through a fallen log to create petrified wood. THE BROKEN GOD (2003)
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British English: migrate VERB
If people migrate, they move from one place to another, especially in order to find work or to live somewhere for a short time.
People migrate to cities in search of work.
Definition of migrate from the Collins English Dictionary
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