Synonyms for (verb) populate

Synonyms: populate

Definition: fill with inhabitants

Usage: populate the forest with deer and wild boar for hunting

Similar words: fill, fill up, make full

Definition: make full, also in a metaphorical sense

Usage: fill a container; fill the child with pride


Synonyms: dwell, live, inhabit, populate

Definition: inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of

Usage: 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

Similar words: be

Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere

Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?