Definition of relocate in English:

relocate

verb

[NO OBJECT]
  • Move to a new place and establish one's home or business there.

    ‘sixty workers could face redundancy because the firm is relocating’
    with object ‘distribution staff will be relocated to Holland’
    • ‘If we don't, companies hardest hit by the downturn may go out of business or relocate out of Singapore.’
    • ‘I've never had to uproot my wife and uproot my life and relocate just for safe living conditions.’
    • ‘Up to 1,000 skilled personnel have relocated along the South Coast in the move.’
    • ‘This time, in an almost seamless transition, the depot is relocating to the Dominion Shell station at the corner of Fifth and Princess.’
    • ‘Oftentimes, one partner may envision selling the house, moving out of state, or relocating to a warm climate.’
    • ‘Following her divorce, a mother has to relocate with her daughter to a dingy apartment block with a worrying stain on the ceiling.’
    • ‘The decision to relocate from London was typical of his business philosophy.’
    • ‘Relocation costs are the costs incurred every time a firm relocates.’
    • ‘Part of the problem is that firms are relocating overseas.’
    • ‘There will be huge finances needed to relocate and rehabilitate the fishermen living inside the lake.’
    • ‘Hunt said businesses are likely to relocate to the suburbs with greater frequency in the near future.’
    • ‘But now he is not so sure whether relocating to the US was a good career move.’
    • ‘Just because major businesses have relocated to Sandton does not mean that the inner city no longer exists.’
    • ‘Currently housed in the Civic Centre, the gallery is relocating to the former Sully's Emporium on the main drag Argent Street.’
    • ‘That said, the band will be making its big move when they relocate to Toronto for the summer.’
    • ‘But as filmmaker Samir finds, many of the Iraqi Jews had trouble relocating and fitting in to Israeli society.’
    • ‘It also cut a tax incentive aimed at new graduates relocating to remote regions.’
    • ‘You see, my dad, who works in the military, just got a new assignment and we had to relocate.’
    • ‘Corporate service staff are being forced to relocate to Orange under the plan.’
    • ‘The poor state of roads has already forced some industries to threaten relocating outside the State.’
    move, convey, shift, remove, take, carry, fetch, lift, bring, bear, conduct, send, pass on, transport, relay, change, resettle, transplant, uproot
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Pronunciation

relocate

/riːlə(ʊ)ˈkeɪt/