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

Pronunciation

relocate

/riːlə(ʊ)ˈkeɪt/