Difficult Words : Eminent, Emigrate, Empirical, Emulate, Encroach and Endemic
Difficult Words: Eminent, Emigrate, Empirical, Emulate, Encroach and Endemic
Emigrate (EM uh GRATE) v: to move to a new country; to move to a new place to live; to expatriate.
At the heart of this word is the word migrate, which means to move from one place or country to another. Emigrate adds the sense of moving out of some place in particular. Pierre emigrated from France because he had grown tired of speaking French. Pierre because an émigré.
The Soviet dissidents were persecuted by the secret police, so they sought permission to emigrate.
On the other end every emigration is an immigration, or "in - migration".
When Pierre emigrated from France, he immigrated to the United States.
To emigrate is to leave one country for another; to immigrate is to arrive in one country from another.