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migrate

Synonyms of migrate in English:

verb

  • 1 rural populations have migrated to urban areas
    relocate, resettle, move, move house;
    emigrate, go abroad, go overseas, be posted, defect, trek;
    North American pull up stakes
    British informal up sticks, flit
    formal remove
  • 2 wildebeest migrate around the Serengeti Plains
    roam, wander, drift, rove, travel (around), voyage, journey, trek, hike, itinerate, globetrot
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