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'occupy'

Overview of verb occupy
1. busy, occupy -- (keep busy with; "She busies herself with her butterfly collection")

2. occupy, reside, lodge in -- (live (in a certain place); "She resides in Princeton"; "he occupies two rooms on the top floor")

3. occupy, fill -- (occupy the whole of; "The liquid fills the container")

4. concern, interest, occupy, worry -- (be on the mind of; "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; "Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939")

6. take, occupy, use up -- (require (time or space); "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time")

7. absorb, engross, engage, occupy -- (consume all of one's attention or time; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely")

8. fill, take, occupy -- (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")



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