Definition of occupy Pronunciation
1. To take or use time.
1. To fill time.
The film occupied three hours of my time.
2. To possess or use the time or capacity of; to engage the service of.
The film occupied me for three hours.
I occupy myself with gardening for a few hours every day.
3. To fill or hold (an official position or role).
I occupy the post of deputy cat catcher.
4. To hold the attention of.
I occupied her friend while he made his proposal.
2. To take or use space.
5. To fill space.
The historic mansion occupied two city blocks.
6. To live or reside in.
7. Military To have, or to have taken, possession or control of (a territory).
8. Surveying To place the theodolite or total station at (a point).
3. To have sexual intercourse with.
4. To do business in; to busy oneself with.
5. To use; to expend; to make use of.
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English - English - occupy Pronunciation
v. seize, conquer; hold, control
v. inhabit, live in; fill, take up; engage, keep busy
English - Spanish - occupy Pronunciation
v. ocupar, emplear, hacer uso de; dar ocupación a
v. residir en; ocupar; llenar; dedicarse a
English - French - occupy Pronunciation
v. occuper; maintenir
v. habiter; s'emparer de; remplir; s'occuper l'esprit
English - German - occupy Pronunciation
v. besetzen; belagern
v. bewohnen; belegen; füllen; beschäftigen (seinen Geist)
English - Italian - occupy Pronunciation
v. occupare; ingombrare, riempire; (rifl) essere occupato; coprire, ricoprire, tenere
English - Portuguese - occupy Pronunciation
v. ocupar, tomar, conquistar, dominar; segurar, reter, deter
v. ocupar; viver em; tomar; preencher, completar; empregar, utilizar
English - Russian - occupy Pronunciation
г. занимать, завладевать, арендовать, захватывать, завладеть, оккупировать
English - Turkish - occupy Pronunciation
f. oturmak, tutmak, işgal etmek, almak (zaman), meşgul etmek
English - Dutch - occupy Pronunciation
ww. bezetten, bekleden, bezighouden, beslaan, innemen, beslag : in beslag nemen, bewonen
English - Greek - occupy Pronunciation
ρήμ. ασχολούμαι, απασχολώ, κατοικώ, καταλαμβάνω, κατέχω
English - Chinese - occupy Pronunciation
(动) 占领, 住进, 占
English - Chinese - occupy Pronunciation
(動) 佔領, 住進, 占
English - Japanese - occupy Pronunciation
(動) 住む; 占める; 従事する
(動) 奪う; 占領する
English - Korean - occupy Pronunciation
동. 점령하다, 점거하다; 점유하다, 영유하다, 차지하다
동. 점유하다, 차지하다; 거주하다; 열중시키다

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Verb forms for occupy
Present participle: occupying
Present: occupy (3.person: occupies)
Past: occupied
Future: will occupy
Present conditional: would occupy
Present Perfect: have occupied (3.person: has occupied)
Past Perfect: had occupied
Future Perfect: will have occupied
Past conditional: would have occupied