[ in-mahy-greyt ]
/ ˈɪnˌmaɪ greɪt /
verb (used without object), in-mi·grat·ed, in-mi·grat·ing.
to move or settle into a different part of one's country or home territory.
yangRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
Hone In vs. Home InDoes a plane home in on a target or hone in on it? Does a musician hone her skills or home them? Are these two verbs interchangeable or do they have discrete meanings? Today we explore the origins and uses of hone and home. Hone entered English as a noun for a pointed rock used as a landmark. In the 1400s, it began to be …
Origin of in-migrate
First recorded in 1940–45
Related formsin-mi·gra·tion, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for in-migration
Last year, according to IRS data, California ranked 50th ahead of only Michigan--for rate of in-migration.
Word Origin and History for in-migration
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper