(of a building, seat, etc.) Being used by someone,
(of a building, seat, etc.) Being used by someone
only the first floor is fully occupied
Busy and active
tasks that kept her occupied for the remainder of the afternoon
(of a place, esp. a country) Taken control of by military conquest or settlement
the occupied territories
held or filled or in use; "she keeps her time well occupied"; "the wc is occupied"
seized and controlled as by military invasion; "the occupied countries of Europe"
resided in; having tenants; "not all the occupied (or tenanted) apartments were well kept up"
engaged: having ones attention or mind or energy engaged; "she keeps herself fully occupied with volunteer activities"; "deeply engaged in conversation"
(occupy) busy: keep busy with; "She busies herself with her butterfly collection"
(occupy) live (in a certain place); "She resides in Princeton"; "he occupies two rooms on the top floor"
occupy the whole of; "The liquid fills the container"
(occupy) concern: be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift"
(occupy) invade: march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation; "Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939"
(occupy) take: require (time or space); "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time"
(occupy) absorb: consume all of one's attention or time; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"
(occupy) fill: 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"
Belligerent military occupation occurs when the control and authority over a territory passes to a hostile army.
reserved, engaged; busy, unavailable; subjugated, under the control of a foreign military presence
(occupy) : To fill either time or space; : To live or reside in; : To fill or hold a position; : To conquer somewhere; : To hold the attention of; To cohabit, to have sexual intercourse with. (Reference: Sidney J. Baker, The Australian Language, second edition, 1966. ...
(Occupies) Plant Sciences North
(occupy) 1. A tactical task in which a force moves onto an objective, key terrain, or other man-made or natural terrain area without opposition, and controls that entire area. 2. To remain in an area and retain control of that area.