HyperDic: occupied

English > 4 senses of the word occupied:
ADJECTIVEalloccupiedheld or filled or in use
alloccupiedseized and controlled as by military invasion
alloccupied, tenantedresided in
alloccupied, engagedhaving ones attention or mind or energy engaged
occupied > pronunciation
Soundsaa'kyahpay.d
Rhymesabide ... Yuletide: 172 rhymes with ayd...
English > occupied: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningheld or filled or in use.
Examples
  • "she keeps her time well occupied"
  • "the wc is occupied"
Narrowerbusy, engaged, in use(of facilities such as telephones or lavatories) unavailable for use by anyone else or indicating unavailability
filled(of time) taken up
Oppositeunoccupiednot held or filled or in use
Spanishen uso, ocupado
English > occupied: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningseized and controlled as by military invasion.
Example"the occupied countries of Europe"
Oppositeunoccupiednot seized and controlled
Spanishocupado
English > occupied: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningresided in; having tenants / tenants / tenants.
Example"not all the occupied (or tenanted) apartments were well kept up"
Synonymtenanted
BroaderinhabitedHaving inhabitants
English > occupied: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningHaving ones attention or mind or energy engaged.
Example"she keeps herself fully occupied with volunteer activities"
Synonymengaged
Broaderbusyactively or fully engaged or occupied
Spanishempleado, ocupado
Catalanempleat, ocupat

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