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Now Jeff Bezos has focused his sights on populating distant galaxies.

Populating that name with examples that people can relate to makes it understandable.

Rita Ora may be the most obvious example of this celebrity phenomenon populating our Instagram feeds.

“We need to stop populating Guantánamo Bay (GTMO) with low-level enemy combatants,” Rumsfeld wrote back then.

There will still be birthers populating the fringes of online discourse.

Unfortunately, it effected very little, incapable as it was of populating even Mexico.

My dear Mr. Percivail, women will go on being ruled to the end of time unless they cease populating the world with sons.

They were the outgrowth of an ancient policy that had been used centuries ago for populating the planets of the galaxy.

His vigor as a tireless centaur had helped him powerfully in his task of populating his lands.

Donna Inez might have belonged to a race populating another planet of the solar system.


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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to populating, such as: clearing, establishment, expansion, founding, immigration, and migration.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.