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  Definition of populate
  1. fill with people or supply with inhabitants; "people a room"; "The government wanted to populate the remote area of the country"
  2. make one''s home or live in; "She resides officially in Iceland"; "I live in a 200-year old house"; "These people inhabited all the islands that are now deserted"; "The plains are sparsely populated"
Similar Words: people, dwell, shack, reside, live, inhabit, domicile, domiciliate

 

See Also: live in, sleep in, live out, sleep out

 

Hyponyms: neighbor, neighbour, rusticate, occupy, reside, lodge in, overpopulate, cohabit, shack up, lodge, camp, encamp, camp out, bivouac, tent, board, room

 

Derivational Morphology: population, multitude, masses, mass, hoi polloi, people, citizenry, inhabitancy, inhabitation, habitation, inhabitant, dweller, denizen, indweller, liver, resident, occupant, occupier, residency, residence, abidance, hovel, hut, hutch, shack, shanty, dwelling, home, domicile, abode, dwelling house

 

Anagrams: leap out

 

 
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