Synonyms for expatriate

Synonyms for (noun) expatriate

Synonyms: exile, expat, expatriate

Definition: a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country

Usage: American expatriates

Similar words: absentee

Definition: one that is absent or not in residence

Synonyms for (verb) expatriate

Synonyms: expatriate

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

Similar words: emigrate

Definition: leave one's country of residence for a new one

Usage: Many people had to emigrate during the Nazi period

Synonyms: deport, exile, expatriate

Definition: expel from a country

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

Similar words: kick out, expel, throw out

Definition: force to leave or move out

Usage: He was expelled from his native country

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