from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Engaged; in use; being used by a person and not free for use by someone else. Opposite of free, available, and unoccupied.
  • adjective Inhabited, lived-in, tenanted; having residents; -- of dwelling units.
  • adjective Overrun, taken over; -- of countries or territories. Opposite of unoccupied.
  • adjective Busy; actively or fully engaged in some activity; -- of people. Opposite of idle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective reserved, engaged
  • adjective busy, unavailable
  • adjective subjugated, under the control of a foreign military presence
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of occupy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective seized and controlled as by military invasion
  • adjective resided in; having tenants
  • adjective having ones attention or mind or energy engaged
  • adjective held or filled or in use


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