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Populate   /pˈɑpjəlˌeɪt/   Listen
Populate

verb
(past & past part. populated; pres. part. populating)
1.
Inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of.  Synonyms: dwell, inhabit, live.  "The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted" , "This kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean" , "Deer are populating the woods"
2.
Fill with inhabitants.



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"Populate" Quotes from Famous Books



... was a question of colossal mansions three and four storeys high, displaying uniform and endless facades which made these new excentral quarters quite Babylonian, such districts, indeed, as only capitals endowed with intense life, like Paris and London, could contrive to populate. However, such were the monstrous products of pride and gambling; and what a page of history, what a bitter lesson now that Rome, financially ruined, is further disgraced by that hideous girdle of empty, and, for the most part, uncompleted carcases, ...
— The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete - Lourdes, Rome and Paris • Emile Zola



Words linked to "Populate" :   dwell, lodge in, nest, occupy, tent, domiciliate, neighbour, population, make full, be, reside, domicile, shack, fill, overpopulate, cohabit, fill up, tenant, neighbor, people, camp, lodge, live together, shack up, live, camp out, encamp, bivouac, room, board



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