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.