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Definition 1: held or filled or in use - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where occupied or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she keeps her time well occupied
  • the wc is occupied

(occupied is similar to ...) (of facilities such as telephones or lavatories) unavailable for use by anyone else or indicating unavailability; (`engaged' is a British term for a busy telephone line)

"her line is busy" "receptionists' telephones are always engaged" "the lavatory is in use" "kept getting a busy signal"

(occupied is similar to ...) (of time) taken up

"well-filled hours"

Definition 2: seized and controlled as by military invasion - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where occupied or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the occupied countries of Europe

Definition 3: having ones attention or mind or energy engaged - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where occupied or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she keeps herself fully occupied with volunteer activities
  • deeply engaged in conversation

Synonyms for occupied in the sense of this definition

(occupied is similar to ...) actively or fully engaged or occupied

"busy with her work" "a busy man" "too busy to eat lunch"

Definition 4: resided in; having tenants - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where occupied or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • not all the occupied (or tenanted) apartments were well kept up

Synonyms for occupied in the sense of this definition

(occupied is similar to ...) having inhabitants; lived in

"the inhabited regions of the earth"

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