occupy  

  • Definition of occupy

    • (v): engage or engross wholly; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"  
    • (v): march aggressively into another''s territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation; "Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939"  
    • (v): as of time or space; "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time"  
    • (v): keep busy with; "She busies herself with her butterfly collection"  
    • (v): live (in a certain place)  
    • (v): occupy the whole of; "The liquid fills the container"  
    • (v): be present in; be inside of  
    • (v): be on the mind of; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant"  

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