Associations to the word «Occupy»


OCCUPY, verb. (transitive) To take or use time.
OCCUPY, verb. To fill time.
OCCUPY, verb. To possess or use the time or capacity of; to engage the service of.
OCCUPY, verb. To fill or hold (an official position or role).
OCCUPY, verb. To hold the attention of.
OCCUPY, verb. (transitive) To take or use space.
OCCUPY, verb. To fill space.
OCCUPY, verb. To live or reside in.
OCCUPY, verb. (military) To have, or to have taken, possession or control of (a territory).
OCCUPY, verb. (surveying) To place the theodolite or total station at (a point).
OCCUPY, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To have sexual intercourse with.
OCCUPY, verb. (obsolete) To do business in; to busy oneself with.
OCCUPY, verb. (obsolete) To use; to expend; to make use of.
OCCUPY MOVEMENT, proper noun. Synonym of OWS.
OCCUPY ONESELF, verb. (idiomatic) To keep busy by doing something

Dictionary definition

OCCUPY, verb. Keep busy with; "She busies herself with her butterfly collection".
OCCUPY, verb. Live (in a certain place); "She resides in Princeton"; "he occupies two rooms on the top floor".
OCCUPY, verb. Occupy the whole of; "The liquid fills the container".
OCCUPY, verb. Be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift".
OCCUPY, verb. March aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation; "Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939".
OCCUPY, verb. Require (time or space); "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time".
OCCUPY, verb. Consume all of one's attention or time; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely".
OCCUPY, verb. Assume, as of positions or roles; "She took the job as director of development"; "he occupies the position of manager"; "the young prince will soon occupy the throne".

Wise words

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