Associations to the word «Populated»


POPULATE, verb. (transitive) To supply with inhabitants; to people.
POPULATE, verb. (intransitive) To live in; to inhabit.
POPULATE, verb. (computing) (transitive/intransitive) To fill initially empty items in a collection.
POPULATE, adjective. (obsolete) populous

Dictionary definition

POPULATE, 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".
POPULATE, verb. Fill with inhabitants; "populate the forest with deer and wild boar for hunting".

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