English dictionary



Hint: Asterisk (*) is a wildcard. Asterisk substitutes zero or more characters.

English noun: migration

1. migration (act) the movement of persons from one country or locality to another


Broader (hypernym)motion, move, movement


Narrower (hyponym)emigration, expatriation, gold rush, immigration, in-migration, out-migration

2. migration (group) a group of people migrating together (especially in some given time period)


Broader (hypernym)people

3. migration (event) (chemistry) the nonrandom movement of an atom or radical from one place to another within a molecule


Broader (hypernym)event


Domain categorychemical science, chemistry

4. migration (event) the periodic passage of groups of animals (especially birds or fishes) from one region to another for feeding or breeding


Broader (hypernym)periodic event, recurrent event









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk