Definition of Expatriate

1. Noun. A person who is voluntarily absent from home or country. "American expatriates"

Exact synonyms: Exile, Expat
Generic synonyms: Absentee
Specialized synonyms: Refugee, Remittance Man
Language type: Britain



2. Verb. Expel from a country. "The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions"
Exact synonyms: Deport, Exile
Generic synonyms: Expel, Kick Out, Throw Out
Derivative terms: Deportation, Deportation, Deportee, Exile, Exile, Expatriation
Antonyms: Repatriate

3. Verb. Move away from one's native country and adopt a new residence abroad.
Generic synonyms: Emigrate
Derivative terms: Expatriation

Definition of Expatriate

1. v. t. To banish; to drive or force (a person) from his own country; to make an exile of.

Definition of Expatriate

1. Adjective. Of, or relating to, people who are expatriates. ¹

2. Noun. One who lives outside one’s own country. ¹

3. Noun. One who has been banished from one’s own country. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To banish; to drive or force (a person) from his own country; to make an exile of. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive) To withdraw from one’s native country. ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive) To renounce the rights and liabilities of citizenship where one is born and become a citizen of another country. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Expatriate

1. [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES]

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Literary usage of Expatriate

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United by United States Supreme Court, William Cranch (1806)
"ted States could not 'expatriate himself. That learned Fv; the opinion of ... of the government that our own citizens should also "expatriate themselves. ..."

2. Literature and Insurgency: Ten Studies in Racial Evolution: Mark Twain by John Curtis Underwood (1914)
"It is true that, with his u*ual indirection, he puts his own words into the letter of one Bostonian and expatriate temporarily on this -ide of the Atlantic, ..."

3. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule (1891)
"expatriate, va Banish, exile, ostracize, proscribe, expel ( from one's country). ... expatriate one's self. Break the ties of coun- tiy, renounce one's ..."

4. A Discourse Occasioned by the Death of Daniel Webster: Preached at the by Theodore Parker (1853)
"... of the public lands, to expatriate the free colored people from her soil; that he would support the Fugitive Slave Bill, with all its amendments, ..."

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