Emigrated vs Demigrated - What's the difference?

emigrated | demigrated |


As verbs the difference between emigrated and demigrated

is that emigrated is (emigrate) while demigrated is (demigrate).

emigrated

English

Verb

(head)
  • (emigrate)

  • emigrate

    English

    Verb

    (emigrat)
  • To leave the country in which one lives, especially one's native country, in order to reside elsewhere.
  • * Macaulay
  • Forced to emigrate in a body to America.
  • * J. H. Newman
  • They [the Huns] were emigrating from Tartary into Europe in the time of the Goths.

    Antonyms

    * immigrate

    demigrated

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (demigrate)

  • demigrate

    English

    Etymology 1

    (etyl) (lena) demigrare.

    Verb

    (demigrat)
  • (obsolete) To emigrate.
  • (Cockeram)

    Etymology 2

    Verb

    (demigrat)
  • To cancel or return from migration (of e.g. a computer system).
  • * 2002 , Charles V. Breakfield, Roxanne E. Burkey, Managing Systems Migrations and Upgrades (page 196)
  • The reason is that it is more cost effective to debug and troubleshoot the new environment than to demigrate and lose all the data transactions completed under the new technology.
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