as in to inhabit
to supply with inhabitants a small island populated only by woodland creatures

Synonyms & Similar Words

Relevance

Antonyms & Near Antonyms

Thesaurus Entries Near populate

Cite this Entry

“Populate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/populate. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

More from Merriam-Webster on populate

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!