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Verb: migrate  mI'greyt or 'mI,greyt
  1. Move from one country or region to another and settle there
    "Many Germans migrated to South America in the mid-19th century";
    - transmigrate
  2. Move periodically or seasonally
    "birds migrate in the winter"; "The workers migrate to where the crops need harvesting"
  3. (computing) change from one computing system to another

Derived forms: migrating, migrates, migrated

Type of: move, up sticks [Brit, informal]

Encyclopedia: Migrate