re locate


[ree-loh-keyt, ree-loh-keyt]
verb (used with object), relocated, relocating.
to move (a building, company, etc.) to a different location: plans to relocate the firm to Houston.
verb (used without object), relocated, relocating.
to change one's residence or place of business; move: Next year we may relocate to Denver.

1825–35, Americanism; re- + locate

relocation, noun Unabridged
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relocate (ˌriːləʊˈkeɪt)
1.  to move or be moved to a new place, esp (of an employee, a business, etc) to a new area or place of employment
2.  (intr) (of an employee, a business, etc) to move for reasons of business to a new area or place of employment

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Word Origin & History

"to move to another place," 1834, from re- "back, again" + locate (v.). The noun relocation is attested from 1746, in Scottish law, with a sense of "renewal of a lease."
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