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Synonyms for populate
ˈpɒp yəˌleɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

    Synonyms:
    go, exist, harp, live, hold out, lie in, brood, be, experience, hold up, subsist, dwell, live on, lie, consist, endure, inhabit, survive, know, last

  2. populate(verb)

    fill with inhabitants

    "populate the forest with deer and wild boar for hunting"

    Synonyms:
    dwell, inhabit, live

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. populate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    people

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "populate":

    fill, refill, complete, garnish, filling

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How to use populate in a sentence?

  1. Ardeshir Bayat:

    Imagine a house with all the furniture and people taken out — you're left with an empty shell that is easier to populate than just building a house from scratch, in the same way, decellularized dermis provides a scaffold that the body can try to populate with its own cells. The good thing about decellularized dermis is that it has a structure and composition that the human body is already used to — the body responds more favorably to what it is used to than what it isn't.

  2. Sinan Ulgen:

    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.

  3. Dr Shipton:

    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.

  4. Carl Jung:

    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.

  5. Steve Weatherford:

    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.' .

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