Definition of OCCUPIED

verb : OCCUPIED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) keep busy with; "She busies herself with her butterfly collection" ;

  • 3. (

    ) occupy the whole of; "The liquid fills the container" ;

  • 5. (

    ) march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation; "Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939" ;

  • 6. (

    ) require (time or space); "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time" ;

  • 8. (

    ) 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" ;

Adjective : OCCUPIED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) held or filled or in use; "she keeps her time well occupied"; "the wc is occupied" ;

  • 2. (

    ) seized and controlled as by military invasion; "the occupied countries of Europe" ;

  • 3. (

    ) resided in; having tenants; "not all the occupied (or tenanted) apartments were well kept up" ;

  • 4. (

    ) having ones attention or mind or energy engaged; "she keeps herself fully occupied with volunteer activities"; "deeply engaged in conversation" ;


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