Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “people sth/somewhere by/with sb”

See all translations

people sth/somewhere by/with sb

verb uk phrasal verb with people   /ˈpiː.pl̩/ us  
If something or somewhere is peopled by/with a particular type of person, it is filled with them: Her novels are peopled with the rich and beautiful.
Translations of “people sth/somewhere by/with sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 充滿,充斥著(某種類型的人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 充满,充斥着(某种类型的人)…
(Definition of people sth/somewhere by/with sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of people sth/somewhere by/with sb?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

past participle

the form of a verb, usually made by adding -ed, used in some grammatical structures such as the passive and the present perfect

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More