transmigrate

transmigrate

[trans-mahy-greyt, tranz-]
verb (used without object), transmigrated, transmigrating.
1.
to move or pass from one place to another.
2.
to migrate from one country to another in order to settle there.
3.
(of the soul) to be reborn after death in another body.
verb (used with object), transmigrated, transmigrating.
4.
to cause to transmigrate, as a soul; transfer.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin trānsmigrātus (past participle of trānsmigrāre to depart, migrate). See trans-, migrate

transmigrator, noun
transmigratory [trans-mahy-gruh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, tranz-] , transmigrative, adjective
untransmigrated, adjective
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transmigrate (ˌtrænzmaɪˈɡreɪt)
 
vb
1.  to move from one place, state, or stage to another
2.  (of souls) to pass from one body into another at death
 
transmi'gration
 
n
 
transmi'grational
 
adj
 
trans'migrative
 
adj
 
transmi'grator
 
n
 
trans'migratory
 
adj

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