Translation of "populate" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈpɒp.jʊ.leɪt/ us /ˈpɑː.pjə-/

If an area is populated by people or animals, they live in that area. (of people or animals) to live in a particular area

The inner cities are no longer densely populated.
The river is populated mainly by smaller species of fish.

to live in an area or place

The settlers began to move inland and populate the river valleys.
populated adjective

the risk of bombs falling on populated areas

(Translation of “populate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈpopjuleit/

(usually in passive) to fill with people

That part of the world used to be populated by wandering tribes.
population noun

the people living in a particular country, area etc

The population of London is 8 million
a rapid increase in population.
populous adjective

full of people

a populous area.
population is singular: The population of the city increases in the summer.

(Translation of “populate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)