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.
Origin of expatriate
Related Words for expatriatedexile, refugee, migrant, emigrant, evacuee, outcast, deportee, oust, relegate, ostracize, proscribe, expel, displace, deport, transport, banish, expellee, expulse
Examples from the Web for expatriated
Historical Examples of expatriated
He had expatriated himself many years ago and was in Madagascar.The Rough Road
William John Locke
Dante, expatriated, and exiled from wife and children, is not forgotten.Genius in Sunshine and Shadow
Maturin Murray Ballou
I had forgotten the state of the bondman, the condition of the expatriated African.Sheppard Lee, Vol. II (of 2)
Robert Montgomery Bird
But the nurse goes to Canada to marry her lover, expatriated for some cause.A Little Girl in Old St. Louis
Amanda Minnie Douglas
"I see—one of the expatriated class," said Maclean, contemptuously.Dorothy and other Italian Stories
Constance Fenimore Woolson
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.