Populate vs Configure - What's the difference?

populate | configure |


As verbs the difference between populate and configure

is that populate is to supply with inhabitants; to people while configure is .

As adjectives the difference between populate and configure

is that populate is (obsolete) populous while configure is configured.

populate

English

Verb

  • To supply with inhabitants; to people.
  • To live in; to inhabit.
  • To fill initially empty items in a collection.
  • John clicked the Search button and waited for the list to populate .

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) populous
  • (Francis Bacon)
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    configure

    English

    Verb

    (configur)
  • To set up or arrange something in such a way that it is ready for operation for a particular purpose, or to someone's particular liking
  • Derived terms

    * configurable