verb (used with object), ex·pa·tri·at·ed, ex·pa·tri·at·ing.
verb (used without object), ex·pa·tri·at·ed, ex·pa·tri·at·ing.
- expansive bit,
- expansive classification,
Origin of expatriate
Examples from the Web for expatriate
Yet for all his enthusiasm for the American film industry, he remained forever an expatriate.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Alex Aciman on two new memoirs of life in Greece and Italy and the tricks that expatriate life can play.Insider Outsiders: How to Write About Greece and Italy|Alexander Aciman|July 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The stories of girls overseas have not often been part of the canon of American expatriate writing, Kaplan points out.Must Reads: Kennedy, Sontag and Paris, ‘A Partial History of Lost Causes,’ ‘City of Bohane,’ ‘Flatscreen’|Lauren Elkin, Mythili Rao, Drew Toal, Nicholas Mancusi|April 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Today, we look at print from the refreshed point of view of an expatriate who sees the old country with new eyes.
You can get up now and prepare to go with us and expatriate your sins.'Options|O. Henry
I have no patience with those people who expatriate themselves.The Memoirs of an American Citizen|Robert Herrick
By and by he sent me to America to school; for he still loved his country and was not that fault-finding scold, the expatriate.The Lure of the Mask|Harold MacGrath
A clergyman was found willing to expatriate himself, but the income suggested was very small.The Way We Live Now|Anthony Trollope
The vast majority of our people love their country too well and are too proud of it to be willing to expatriate themselves.Our Hundred Days in Europe|Oliver Wendell Holmes
adjective (ɛksˈpætrɪɪt, -ˌeɪt)
noun (ɛksˈpætrɪɪt, -ˌeɪt)
verb (ɛksˈpætrɪˌeɪt) (tr)
Word Origin for expatriate
1768, from French expatrier "banish" (14c.), from ex- "out of" (see ex-) + patrie "native land," from Latin patria "one's native country," from pater (genitive patris) "father" (cf. patriot). Related: Expatriated; expatriating. The noun is from 1818, "one who has been banished;" main modern sense of "one who chooses to live abroad" is 1902.