Translation of "populate" - English-Spanish dictionary

populate

verb uk /ˈpɒp.jʊ.leɪt/

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

poblar
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

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

poblado
the risk of bombs falling on populated areas

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

populate

verb /ˈpopjuleit/

(usually in passive) to fill with people

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

the people living in a particular country, area etc

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

full of people

populoso
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)