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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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. populate

    Synonyms:
    augment, beget, breed, build up, cherish, colonize, develop, foster, increase, plant, propagate, replenish, settle

    Antonyms:
    annihilate, banish, destroy, eradicate, expel, exterminate, extirpate, overthrow, remove, root out, uproot, wipe out

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. populate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    people

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    fill, refill, complete, garnish, filling

How to say populate in sign language?

  1. populate

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