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To leave a place to live elsewhere - synonyms or related words

move out

permanently to leave the house or flat where you live or the place where you have your business

relocate

verb

to move to a different place, or to make someone or something do this

emigrate

verb

to leave your country in order to live in another country

move

verb

to begin to live in a different house or area

resettle

verb

if people resettle somewhere, or if a government or other authority resettles them, they go to live in a different region or country

migrate

verb

to go to another place or country in order to find work

uproot

verb

to leave the place where you live and go to live somewhere else, especially when you do not want to leave, or to make someone do this

brain drain

noun

informal

a situation in which a country’s most intelligent people, especially scientists, go to another country in order to make more money or to improve their living or working conditions

retire

verb

formal

to leave a place, position, or way of life in order to go somewhere quieter or to live a less active life

seek your fortune

to go to live in a new place in order to try to become rich and successful there

ruburb

an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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