People \Peo"ple\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Peopled} p. pr. & vb. n. {Peopling}.] [Cf. OF. popler, puepler, F. puepler. Cf. {Populate}.] To stock with people or inhabitants; to fill as with people; to populate. ``Peopled heaven with angels.'' --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

As the gay motes that people the sunbeams. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • Peopled — Peo pled, a. Stocked with, or as with, people; inhabited. The peopled air. Gray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • peopled — peopled; un·peopled; …   English syllables

  • peopled — index populous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • peopled — adjective furnished with people (Freq. 1) sparsely peopled arctic regions • Similar to: ↑inhabited …   Useful english dictionary

  • peopled — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. lived in, dwelt in, sustaining human life; see inhabited …   English dictionary for students

  • peopled — peo·ple || pɪːpl n. human beings; persons; members of particular race religion or culture; citizens of a nation v. fill with people, populate; settle, inhabit …   English contemporary dictionary

  • well-peopled — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • well-peopled — adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • under-peopled — …   Useful english dictionary

  • people — [[t]pi͟ːp(ə)l[/t]] ♦ peoples, peopling, peopled 1) N PLURAL People are men, women, and children. People is normally used as the plural of person, instead of persons . Millions of people have lost their homes. ...the people of Angola. ...homeless… …   English dictionary

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