migrate migrate  /ˈmaɪ ˌɡreɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) move from one country or region to another and settle there
  2. (v) move periodically or seasonally

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Joseph is reunited with his brothers and father when they are forced by a famine to migrate to Egypt.
  2. Guillermo Gonzalez, owner of the Stockton foie gras farm, says the procedure doesn't harm the birds, whose livers are enlarged naturally in the wild before they migrate.
  3. Newspapers have a great leg up in terms of having a local sales force that can sell local advertising, and they have the content they can migrate online.

News

  1. World Bank to help Bangladeshis prepare for migrant work abroad

    DHAKA (Reuters) - The World Bank signed a $2.58 million deal with Bangladesh's biggest non-governmental agency on Friday to help improve prospects for Bangladeshis intending to migrate abroad for work. Under the deal with the BRAC NGO, a pilot project will develop Community Based Organisations to help ensure potential migrants are well informed about states where they seek jobs and help manage ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Cuba, US try talking, but face many obstacles

    FILE - In this June 4, 2009 file photo, Cuban coast guards, right, stop seven men trying to migrate illegally to the U.S. on a foam raft near Havana's Malecon. No one was arrested, according to police.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Greene County Messenger

  3. Netvibes Opens a New Home for Google Reader and iGoogle Users

    Netvibes, the world’s first dual dashboard-and-reader combo, now offers an easy way to help you migrate your Google Reader or iGoogle feeds to Netvibes. Google Reader and iGoogle users can get started here: http://www.netvibes.com/refugees . (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/netvibes/reader/prweb10851349.htm
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "It had the chance to migrate because I sat at home doing whatever I thought was important and didn't get mammograms," Mrs. Edwards said.
    on Apr 4, 2007 By: John Edwards Source: Washington Post

  2. "We are also working to provide a clear path for enterprises to migrate line-of-business applications to our new application platform based on Microsoft Silverlight and Visual Studio 2010," Ballmer said. "These releases will provide proven...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Steve Ballmer Source: ZDNet UK

  3. Sony Corp. Chairman Howard Stringer said, "It is clear to us that consumers will always migrate to a better and richer entertainment experience, and together we are determined to be the leader in providing that around the world."
    on Jan 5, 2010 By: Howard Stringer Source: Los Angeles Times

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