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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To fill (an area, for example) with excessive population to the detriment of the inhabitants, resources, or environment.
  • intransitive v. To breed to excess: wild animals that overpopulated and then starved.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To fill with too many individuals; to exceed the capacity of a region to contain the population.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To over-people.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. cause to have too great a population

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