"inhabit" in the verb sense
1. populate, dwell, live, inhabit
be an inhabitant of or reside in
"People lived in Africa millions of years ago"
"The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted"
"this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean"
"deer are populating the woods"
be present in
"sweet memories inhabit this house"
3. dwell, inhabit
exist or be situated within
"Strange notions inhabited her mind"
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