What is another word for migratory?

Pronunciation: [ma͡ɪɡɹˈatəɹˌi] (IPA)

There are many synonyms for the word "migratory", which describes the movement of animals or people from one place to another, typically in search of food, better living conditions, or breeding opportunities. Some synonyms for migratory include nomadic, itinerant, roving, peripatetic, wandering, and restless. These words all carry slightly different connotations, but they all suggest a sense of movement and change. Nomadic suggests a lifestyle that involves moving from place to place, while itinerant emphasizes the regularity of the movement. Roving and wandering refer to a more aimless or erratic movement, perhaps without a clear destination. Peripatetic implies a sense of constant movement, while restless suggests a desire for change or new experiences.

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What are the opposite words for migratory?

The word migratory suggests movement and change, but its antonyms imply stability and permanence. Words like stationary, settled, and fixed all refer to a lack of movement or a state of being firmly in place. Immobile and immovable suggest something that cannot be moved or changed, while rooted and anchored imply a strong connection to a particular place. These words all stand in contrast to the transitory nature of migratory behavior, and offer a sense of something steady, reliable, and unchanging. Used together, migratory and its antonyms can help to paint a full picture of the different ways that people and animals interact with their environments.

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Usage examples for Migratory

It was mere love of wandering and migratory instinct, said his father, grimly.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
This makes them warlike, migratory hunters; with fewer approaches to agricultural or industrial civilization than any Indians equally favoured by soil and climate.
"The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies"
Robert Gordon Latham
The free and secure use of the routes of the caravans to the Euphrates, and from this river to the Syrian coast, must have been obtained from the rulers of Syria, the princes of Hamath and Damascus, the migratory tribes of the Syrian desert, the princes whose dominions lay on the Euphrates; and would hardly be obtained without heavy payments.
"The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI)"
Max Duncker

Famous quotes with Migratory

  • Man could not stay there forever. He was bound to spread to new regions, partly because of his innate migratory tendency and partly because of Nature's stern urgency.
    Ellsworth Huntington
  • Without economic growth and job creation in Mexico, we won't be able to confront the migratory phenomenon.
    Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
  • We must force the government to stop the bird migration. We must shoot all birds, field all our men and troops... and force migratory birds to stay where they are.
    Vladimir Zhirinovsky
  • New York is part of the natural world. I love the city, I love the country, and for the same reasons. The city is part of the country. When I had an apartment on East Forty-Eighth Street, my backyard during the migratory season yielded more birds than I ever saw in Maine.
    E. B. White
  • As spread thighs are to the libertine, flights of migratory birds to the ornithologist, the working part of his tool bit to the production machinist, so was the letter V to young Stencil.
    Thomas Pynchon

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