Bedeutung von “populate” — Learner’s Dictionary

populate

verb us uk /ˈpɒpjəleɪt/
be populated

If an area is populated by people or animals, they live in that area:

The countryside is densely/sparsely populated (= there are many/few people).
The forest was populated by rare and colourful birds.

(Definition von “populate” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)