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Synonyms for busy

occupied with

Synonyms

  • occupied with
  • working
  • engaged in
  • on duty
  • employed in
  • preoccupied with
  • absorbed in
  • immersed in
  • hard at work
  • engrossed in
  • in harness
  • on active service
  • hard at work on
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busy yourself

Synonyms

  • occupy yourself
  • be engrossed
  • immerse yourself
  • involve yourself
  • amuse yourself
  • absorb yourself
  • employ yourself
  • engage yourself
  • keep busy or occupied

Synonyms for busy

involved in activity or work

excessively filled with detail

to make busy

Synonyms for busy

keep busy with

actively or fully engaged or occupied

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overcrowded or cluttered with detail

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intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner

crowded with or characterized by much activity

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(of facilities such as telephones or lavatories) unavailable for use by anyone else or indicating unavailability

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We also expect traffic to be busier in the area throughout the weekend.
Traffic started to become busier than normal after three vehicles collided on the A19 northbound at Sunderland.
So we thought of inviting few banks to set up ATMs in the subways to make the subways busier as people would use the ATMs near the shopping area, giving a sense of security to the women," a senior NDMC official said.
That's the same number as last year, but this year's group may feel a lot busier.
So far it has been very quiet, and I don't think it will get much busier.
An AA spokesman said this weekend was likely to be busier than a usual Easter with families looking to forget the worst winter for 30 years.
That''s why over the last few years, we have increased the number of six-car trains considerably because trains have got busier in general and certain peak hour trains have got busier in particular.
With the 2007/2008 cruise ship season scheduled to bring in more than 400,000 passengers to St Kitts & Nevis, it is expected that the 2008/2009 and 2009/2010 seasons will be busier, reports Caribbean Net News (March 4, 2008).
High-tech gadgets such as mobile phones, Blackberries, PDAs and laptops are causing one in three people (36 per cent) to feel busier than ever before, according to research from Friends Provident.
Rankin said that youngsters had to be given the skills to stay safe, adding: "You have to learn some real world skills for the real world we are living in these days and prepare kids for our roads which are getting busier and busier with traffic.
Chance encounters with tweedy Columbia professor Phillip (Justin Kirk) and the wholesome, weepy Grace (Gretchen Mol) lead to Allegra's bedroom, which is busier than Grand Central Station.
There is a world of good information in the volume, written in an easily understood outline style making it valuable for younger as well as busier students.
What we are finding is that as the price of material goes up and manufacturing becomes tighter and people are busier, we are getting less and less regrind.
But to the extent that the average American is busier, the research suggests the culprit isn't economic necessity.
My coordination problems would make busier day work difficult.