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 for emigrate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Emigrate \Em"i*grate\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Emigrated; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Emigrating.] [L. emigratus, p. p. of emigrare to
     remove, emigrate; e out + migrare to migrate. See Migrate.]
     To remove from one country or State to another, for the
     purpose of residence; to migrate from home.
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           Forced to emigrate in a body to America. --Macaulay.
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           They [the Huns] were emigrating from Tartary into
           Europe in the time of the Goths.         --J. H.
                                                    Newman.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Emigrate \Em"i*grate\, a.
     Migratory; roving. [Obs.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  emigrate
      v 1: leave one's country of residence for a new one; "Many
           people had to emigrate during the Nazi period" [ant:
           immigrate]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  25 Moby Thesaurus words for "emigrate":
     depart, deport, exile, expatriate, flit, forsake, go from home,
     immigrate, in-migrate, intermigrate, leave, leave home,
     leave the country, migrate, move, out-migrate, quit, relocate,
     remigrate, resettle, run, swarm, take wing, transmigrate, trek
  
  

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