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transmigrate

[trans-mahy-greyt, tranz-] /trænsˈmaɪ greɪt, trænz-/
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
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Latin trānsmigrātus (past participle of trānsmigrāre to depart, migrate). See trans-, migrate
Related forms
transmigrator, noun
transmigratory
[trans-mahy-gruh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, tranz-] /trænsˈmaɪ grəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, trænz-/ (Show IPA),
transmigrative, adjective
untransmigrated, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for transmigrates

transmigrate

/ˌtrænzmaɪˈɡreɪt/
verb (intransitive)
1.
to move from one place, state, or stage to another
2.
(of souls) to pass from one body into another at death
Derived Forms
transmigration, noun
transmigrational, adjective
transmigrative, adjective
transmigrator, noun
transmigratory, adjective
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