Usage examples for migrate

  1. Large flocks of them annually migrate to England from Northern Europe. – A Cotswold Village by J. Arthur Gibbs
  2. During July and August glow- worms seem to migrate to warmer quarters in sheltered banks and holes, nor is their light visible to the eye after June is out, save on very warm evenings, and then only in a lesser degree. – A Cotswold Village by J. Arthur Gibbs
  3. I do not at all desire to migrate out of my own class, and I have never been able to sympathise with people who did. – At Large by Arthur Christopher Benson
  4. Did not my own consciousness migrate or seem, at least, to transfer itself into this brilliant life history, as I traced its glowing record? – A Mortal Antipathy by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  5. They have no regular places of worship on the prairies, and the inhabitants are therefore subject to the incursions of itinerant preachers, who migrate annually, in swarms, from the more thickly settled districts. – A Ramble of Six Thousand Miles through the United States of America by S. A. Ferrall
  6. It almost appeared as if many of the plants of the Taimur country had attempted to migrate hence farther to the north, but meeting the sea, had stood still, unable to go farther and unwilling to turn. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  7. Whether " the black class" would, or would not migrate I am much more pleased to have you say what you do on this point, though it be at the expense of your consistency, than to have you say, as you do in another part of your speech, that abolition " would end in the extermination or subjugation of the one race or the other." – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  8. They heard how, in the hospitals under the hedges, things were in a bad way- how one patient was down with a broken wing, with no hope of getting well in time to migrate and of others incurable, and resigned. – The Rainbow Book Tales of Fun & Fancy by Mabel Henriette Spielmann
  9. We had always intended to go down to Srinagar about the 15th, but, finding that the Residency party meant to move on that day, we arranged to migrate a day earlier in order to avoid the pony and coolie famine which a Residential progress entails on the ordinary traveller. – A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil by T. R. Swinburne
  10. They go- migrate and for the same reason, in an equal term of time, they are liable to be forced to migrate again. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  11. Rats and squirrels often migrate in great numbers. – The Human Side of Animals by Royal Dixon
  12. We must do our best to persuade them to migrate to Kapaa'a. – White Fire by John Oxenham
  13. They migrate for a variety of reasons. – The Human Side of Animals by Royal Dixon
  14. The hens do not here migrate in winter, but a whole flight of them has been seen in the autumn on the Winchester road, evidently on their way; and once, after an early severe frost, about a hundred were found dead in a haystack near Basingstoke. – John Keble's Parishes by Charlotte M Yonge
  15. I went in at once, purchased it, and took it home in triumph; it would be noiseless, and would reduce the local average of cats without scandal,- one or two examples,- and feline fashion would soon migrate to a more secluded spot. – Stories By English Authors: London by Various
  16. No doubt it is even then unintelligible how the perception of a present thing should make me know it as it is in itself, since its qualities cannot migrate over into my faculty of representation; but, even granting this possibility, such a perception would not occur a priori, i. – Kant's Theory of Knowledge by Harold Arthur Prichard
  17. Migrate To remove from one place to another; to change residence. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  18. From whence, then, do our ring- ousels migrate so regularly every September, and make their appearance again, as if in their return, every April? – The-Natural-History-of-Selborne by White, Gilbert
  19. They've taken her up, and they ask her everywhere; but they couldn't tell you why they do it, any more than birds could tell you why they migrate – The Inner Shrine by Basil King
  20. If we really believe that we migrate out of life into an atmosphere of mild piety, and lose all our individuality at once, then, of course, the less said the better. – Father Payne by Arthur Christopher Benson