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 expatriated
If we had thought he had expatriated himself we would have had a card in his file.Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
He was accompanied by those of his followers who expatriated themselves from Mecca.rminius Vambry, his life and adventures|rminius Vambry
He is intensely English nevertheless, as expatriated Englishmen generally are.The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II|Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Is it not that of some expatriated Frenchman, who had found employment among the Russians?Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c.|Xavier Hommaire de Hell
While she was in the city, he could forget the reasons that kept him to a merchants desk and had expatriated him.The Garden of Swords|Max Pemberton
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.