verb (used without object), out-mi·grat·ed, out-mi·grat·ing.

to leave a region, community, etc., to move or settle into a different part of one's country or home territory: People are no longer out-migrating from the South in such large numbers.

Nearby words

  1. out-front,
  2. out-group,
  3. out-half,
  4. out-herod,
  5. out-migrant,
  6. out-of-body,
  7. out-of-body experience,
  8. out-of-bounds,
  9. out-of-court,
  10. out-of-date

Origin of out-migrate

First recorded in 1950–55

Related formsout-mi·gra·tion, noun

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