'Expatriate' definitions:

Definition of 'expatriate'

(from WordNet)
A person who is voluntarily absent from home or country; "American expatriates" [syn: exile, expatriate, expat]
Expel from a country; "The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions" [syn: expatriate, deport, exile] [ant: repatriate]
Move away from one's native country and adopt a new residence abroad

Definition of 'Expatriate'

  • Expatriate \Ex*pa"tri*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Expatriated; p. pr. & vb. n. Expatriating.] [LL. expatriatus, p. p. of expatriare; L. ex out + patria fatherland, native land, fr. pater father. See Patriot.]
  • 1. To banish; to drive or force (a person) from his own country; to make an exile of. [1913 Webster]
  • The expatriated landed interest of France. --Burke. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. Reflexively, as To expatriate one's self: To withdraw from one's native country; to renounce the rights and liabilities of citizenship where one is born, and become a citizen of another country. [1913 Webster]

Synonyms of 'expatriate'

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