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Verb: immigrate  'i-mu,greyt
  1. Migrate to a new environment
    "only few plants can immigrate to the island"
     
  2. Introduce or send as immigrants
    "Britain immigrated many colonists to America"
     
  3. Come into a new country and change residency
    "Many people immigrated at the beginning of the 20th century"

Derived forms: immigrated, immigrates, immigrating

Type of: bring in, introduce, migrate, transmigrate

Antonym: emigrate

Encyclopedia: Immigrate