populate, dwell, live, inhabit(verb)
inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
"People lived in Africa millions of years ago"; "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"
fill with inhabitants
"populate the forest with deer and wild boar for hunting"
To supply with inhabitants; to people.
To live in; to inhabit.
To fill initially empty items in a collection.
John clicked the Search button and waited for the list to populate.
Origin: From populus.
to furnish with inhabitants, either by natural increase or by immigration or colonization; to cause to be inhabited; to people
Origin: [L. populus people. See People.]
The numerical value of populate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of populate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of populate in a Sentence
We will create a new universe, together we will populate that world. We can't wait to some day meet your Mica.
The Christian missionary may preach the gospel to the poor naked heathen, but the spiritual heathen who populate Europe have as yet heard nothing of Christianity.
This 24 year old giving up his career is a dramatic statement and something to be reckoned with, we'll see more and more poor kids populate the game. Middle income kids will say,' I have a choice and I don't want to take a chance of shortening my life.' .
It has aspirations to capture the state. They certainly came quite a long way in reaching this objective, they have certainly been helped and assisted by the AKP, when AKP came to power they established an alliance. It helped to populate the Turkish administration with Gulenists.
What is striking about this record is the innovations you see in technology and material culture, and the ability to exploit both forest and savanna environments. It is this kind ofbehaviorall flexibility that allowed our species to populate the rest of the world outside of Africa.
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