verb (used with object), pop·u·lat·ed, pop·u·lat·ing.
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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 Worked|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|September 17, 2020|Singularity 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 Editing|Shelly Fan|September 15, 2020|Singularity 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 advice|Lee Clifford|August 24, 2020|Fortune
This is because Google uses publicly available information and data from third parties and users to populate its local listings.
Ideas about how remote Polynesia came to be populated have long inspired scientific debate.South Americans may have traveled to Polynesia 800 years ago|Bruce Bower|July 8, 2020|Science News
Her Facebook photos could populate a tame “girls with guns” style calendar.
There, abandoned “ghost towns” populate the prairie fields and deserts, serving as a reminder of a not-so-distant past.
For the truly massive companies that populate the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the percentage is even higher.Don’t Credit Obama with the Stock Boom, Credit the Fed and the International Economy|Daniel Gross|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The SUVs, coupes, and sedans that populate dealer showrooms are much greener than their antecedents.Farewell to the Gas Station: The Demise of a Car-Culture Icon|Daniel Gross|May 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If few or no results are found for a query, results from Bing, Microsoft's search engine, will populate the page.
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 Genoa|Edward Hutton
And on those ships are enough people to populate a town as large as the one where I was raised.Sally Scott of the Waves|Roy J. Snell
But Venone knows better now, and their criminals will not populate more worlds.Invaders from the Infinite|John Wood Campbell
This certainly is a new method to populate our colonies with capitalists.Memoirs of the Court of St. Cloud, Complete|Lewis Goldsmith
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