occupy definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To fill up (time or area): a lecture that occupied three hours.
    • To dwell or have a home in.
    • to keep or fill (an office or place).
    • To seize ownership of and keep maintaining control over by or as if by conquest.
    • to activate or employ the attention or concentration of: occupied the youngsters with color publications.
    • To simply take or hold possession of; to keep or hold for use; to obtain.
    • to carry, or fill, the dimensions of; to use the space or space of; to cover or fill.
    • to obtain or utilize the time or capability of; to interact the service of; to employ; to busy.
    • to complete business in; to hectic an individual's self with.
    • To use; to expend; to utilize.
    • having sexual intercourse with.
  • verb:
    • To fill (time).
    • To fill (space).
    • to reside or reside in.
    • to own, or even took, control or control over (a territory).
    • To fill or hold (the state position or role).
    • To possess or utilize the time or ability of; to engage the solution of.
    • to carry the attention of.
    • To place the theodolite or total station at (a place).
    • require (time or space)
    • consume each of a person's attention or time
    • stay (in a particular location)
    • take the entire of
    • be on mind of
    • march aggressively into another's territory by armed forces power the purposes of conquest and profession
    • keep hectic with
    • assume, since jobs or functions
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to put on possession; becoming an occupant.
    • to check out company; to traffic.
  • others:
    • To simply take possession of and retain or keep; enter upon the possession and employ of; hold and make use of; particularly, to take ownership of (somewhere as somewhere of residence, or in warfare a town or nation) and be established in it.
    • To use, as area or area, or interest, interest, etc.; address or fill; engross: as, to inhabit way too much space; to occupy enough time with reading; to entertain the eye.
    • to put on, as an office; fill.
    • To use and follow as a small business or employment; be used about; ply.
    • To employ; offer career to; engage; hectic: frequently used reflexively: because, to occupy one's self about one thing.
    • To use; make use of.
    • to own; enjoy (with an obscene two fold definition).
    • Synonyms 1-3. Hold, Own, etc. See have.
    • to stay in possession or career; hold possession; be an occupant; have control and use.
    • To trade; traffic; keep on company.

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