populate

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpɒpjʊleɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈpɑpyəˌleɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(popyə lāt′)


Inflections of 'populate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
populates
v 3rd person singular
populating
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
populated
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
populated
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

populate

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. populate the [region, country, territory, land]
  2. populated by [Romans, ancient civilizations, settlers, country folk, farmers]
  3. populate with [settlers, colonists]
  4. populated by [dogs, mice, deer]
  5. populated by [few, many, 50,000] people
  6. populated with [homes, factories, businesses]
  7. the [area, site, region] is populated with [homes]
  8. [heavily, densely, barely, scarcely] populated
  9. populate a [field, database, system]
  10. populate with [data, information, statistics, content]
  11. populate the [data]
  12. [correctly, incorrectly, randomly] populated
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