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Verb: populate  'pó-pyu,leyt
  1. Be an inhabitant of; spend most of one's life in
    "deer are populating the woods";
    - dwell, live, inhabit
     
  2. Fill with inhabitants
    "populate the forest with deer and wild boar for hunting"
     
  3. (computing) put items into a list or database

Derived forms: populated, populating, populates

Type of: be, fill, fill up, make full

Encyclopedia: Populate