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synonyms for populate

  • colonize
  • inhabit
  • occupy
  • live
  • people
  • settle
See also synonyms for: populated / populating
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How to use populate in a sentence

In densely-populated cities real estate is expensive and can be hard to find.
MICROSOFT HAD A CRAZY IDEA TO PUT SERVERS UNDER WATER—AND IT TOTALLY WORKEDVANESSA BATES RAMIREZSEPTEMBER 17, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
If non-edited cells in the embryo eventually populate most of the baby’s body, then the child would likely still succumb to the disease.
A CRISPR BABY FUTURE? NEW REPORT OUTLINES PATH TO HUMAN GERMLINE EDITINGSHELLY FANSEPTEMBER 15, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Shelby Babcock, 26, lives in the tiny town of Hines in sparsely populated eastern Oregon, a Republican bastion in the Democratic-leaning state.
AS STATES MULL EXPANDING VOTE BY MAIL, THEY’RE TURNING TO OREGON FOR ADVICELEE CLIFFORDAUGUST 24, 2020FORTUNE
This is because Google uses publicly available information and data from third parties and users to populate its local listings.
HOW TO OPTIMIZE YOUR GOOGLE LOCAL KNOWLEDGE PANELGEORGE NGUYENAUGUST 13, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
Ideas about how remote Polynesia came to be populated have long inspired scientific debate.
SOUTH AMERICANS MAY HAVE TRAVELED TO POLYNESIA 800 YEARS AGOBRUCE BOWERJULY 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
It’s been an “open question for centuries how these isolated water bodies can be populated by fish,” says fish biologist Patricia Burkhardt-Holm of the University of Basel in Switzerland, who was not involved with the work.
FISH EGGS CAN HATCH AFTER BEING EATEN AND POOPED OUT BY DUCKSCAROLYN WILKEJUNE 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
They roam the streets of Mushroomton, a town populated by magical creatures.
WHAT WOULD IT TAKE TO MAKE A UNICORN?CAROLYN WILKEMARCH 4, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
They needed souls and chimeras to populate the imaginary regions which they have discovered in the other life.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
In order to populate the new port, he proclaimed there a religious liberty he denied to his Duchy at large.
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
They may shun all association with women but at the same time maintain that they have a cultural mission to populate the earth.
THE SEX WORSHIP AND SYMBOLISM OF PRIMITIVE RACESSANGER BROWN, II
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WORDS RELATED TO POPULATE

  • abide
  • crash
  • dwell
  • indwell
  • live
  • locate
  • lodge
  • make one's home
  • occupy
  • park
  • people
  • perch
  • populate
  • possess
  • reside
  • roost
  • settle
  • squat
  • stay
  • tenant
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