Definition of occupy:
- To do business in; to busy one's self with.
- To follow business; to traffic.
- To have sexual intercourse with.
- To hold possession; to be an occupant.
- To hold, or fill, the dimensions of; to take up the room or space of; to cover or fill; as, the camp occupies five acres of ground.
- To possess or use the time or capacity of; to engage the service of; to employ; to busy.
- To take or hold possession of; to hold or keep for use; to possess.
- To use; to expend; to make use of.
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- capture (part of speech: verb)
- occupy (part of speech: verb)
- inhabit (part of speech: verb)
- "Sex-linked Inheritance in Drosophila", Thomas Hunt Morgan Calvin B. Bridges.
- "Missionary Work Among The Ojebway Indians", Edward Francis Wilson.
- "The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians", E. A. Wallis Budge.