Definition of Occupy in English :
Define Occupy in English
Occupy meaning in English
Meaning of Occupy in English
Pronunciation of Occupy in English
Occupy pronunciation in English
Pronounce Occupy in Englishsee synonyms of occupy
1. busy, occupy
keep busy with
Example Sentences:'She busies herself with her butterfly collection'
live (in a certain place)
Example Sentences:'She resides in Princeton''he occupies two rooms on the top floor'
be on the mind of
Example Sentences:'I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift'
5. invade, occupy
march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation
Example Sentences:'Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939'
require (time or space)
Example Sentences:'It took three hours to get to work this morning''This event occupied a very short time'
consume all of one's attention or time
Example Sentences:'Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely'
assume, as of positions or roles
Example Sentences:'She took the job as director of development''he occupies the position of manager''the young prince will soon occupy the throne'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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