1. To remove from one country or region to another, with a view to residence; to change one's place of residence; to remove; as, the moors who migrated from Africa into Spain; to migrate to the west.
2. To pass periodically from one region or climate to another for feeding or breeding; said of certain birds, fishes, and quadrupeds.
Origin: L. Migratus, p. P. Of migrare to migrate, transfer.