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Synonyms for expatriate
ɛksˈpeɪ triˌeɪt; esp. Brit. -ˈpæ tri-; -ɪt, -ˌeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exile, expatriate, expat(verb)

    a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country

    "American expatriates"

    expatriation, exile, expat, transportation, deportee, deportation


  2. expatriate, deport, exile(verb)

    expel from a country

    "The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions"

    deport, extradite, behave, comport, conduct, carry, exile, acquit, deliver, bear


  3. expatriate(verb)

    move away from one's native country and adopt a new residence abroad

    deport, exile



  1. expatriate(noun)

    One who lives outside one’s own country.


  2. expatriate(noun)

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


  3. expatriate(verb)

    To withdraw from one’s native country.


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. expatriate

    Banish, primarily to put under ban, to compel by authority to leave a place or country, perhaps with restriction to some other place or country. From a country, a person may be banished, exiled, or expatriated; banished from any country where he may happen to be, but expatriated or exiled only from his own. One may expatriate or exile himself; he is banished by others. Banish is a word of wide import; one may banish disturbing thoughts; care may banish sleep. To expel is to drive out with violence or rudeness, and so often with disgrace.

    ban, banish, discharge, dislodge, dismiss, drive out, eject, evict, exile, expel, ostracize, oust

    Cataline was banished from Rome; John the Apostle was banished to Patmos.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. expatriate(v. a.)

    banish, exile, ostracize, proscribe, expel (from one's country)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    expatriates, expatriation, overseas, foreign, native-speaking, diaspora

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  • منفي, مغتربArabic
  • емигрирам, изгнаник, заточавам, заточеник, изселвам сеBulgarian
  • forvise, udvandre, udvandrer, udvistDanish
  • AuswandererGerman
  • εκπατρίζω, εξόριστος, απόδημος, εκπατρισμένος, εξορίζω, ομογενήςGreek
  • eksterlandanoEsperanto
  • expatriado, expatriar, expatriarseSpanish
  • väljarännanu, pagulane, välja rändama, välja saatmaEstonian
  • ajaa maanpakoon, maanpakolainen, karkottaa, maastamuuttaja, ekspatriaattiFinnish
  • expatrié, expatriéeFrench
  • száműzött, emigránsHungarian
  • էմիգրանտArmenian
  • espatriato, espatriareItalian
  • 亡命, 捨てる, 流出, 海外居住者の, 海外居住者, 国外追放, 非居住者, 去る, 国外追放者Japanese
  • ემიგრანტიGeorgian
  • се иселува, иселенички, се отселува, протерува, изгонува, изгнаник, прогнаник, иселеникMacedonian
  • verbannen, banneling, expat, buitenlanderDutch
  • wygnać, wypędzać, emigrant, wygnaniec, ekspatriantPolish
  • expatriado, expatriar, migrarPortuguese
  • экспат, экспатриант, эмигрант, эмигрантский, эмигрировать, экспатриантка, эмигрантка, изгнанникRussian
  • utvandra, emigrera, bannlysa, utvandrare, förvisa, emigrant, landsflyktningSwedish
  • బహిష్కృతTelugu
  • sürgün, gurbetçiTurkish

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