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.
- out-of-body experience,
Origin of out-migrate
First recorded in 1950–55
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Examples from the Web for outmigration
Outmigration rates from places like Los Angeles and the Bay Area now rival those of such cities as Detroit.