Ex·pa·tri·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Expatriated p. pr. & vb. n. Expatriating ]
1. To banish; to drive or force (a person) from his own country; to make an exile of.
The expatriated landed interest of France. --Burke.
2. Reflexively, as To expatriate one's self: To withdraw from one's native country; to renounce the rights and liabilities of citizenship where one is born, and become a citizen of another country.
n : voluntarily absent from home or country [syn: exile]
v 1: expel from a country; "The poet was exiled because he signed
a letter protesting the government's actions" [syn: deport,
exile] [ant: repatriate]
2: move away from one's native country and adopt a new