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Synonyms for occupy



take up



Synonyms for occupy

to live in (a place), as does a people

to seize and move into by force


to cause to be busy or in use

to make busy

to get and hold the attention of

Synonyms for occupy

keep busy with

live (in a certain place)

occupy the whole of


Related Words

be on the mind of

march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation


consume all of one's attention or time

assume, as of positions or roles

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In north Kashmir, Antony said, Army occupies 55,398.
Though there are currently no vacancies in the building, one tenant who occupies 20,000 s/f floor will be relocating in December 2007 and will be subleasing their space.
Polo Run Apartments in Raleigh has 278 units and occupies a 28 acre landscaped site.
Anchin has grown steadily since moving into the Class B stand-out in 1987, going from just one floor to the six it now occupies in the 500,000 s/f office tower.
The loan offers three payment plans and repayment is deferred until the borrower no longer occupies the property as his or her principal residence.
Ferra Design: This seven-employee company occupies 7,000 square feet.
where it occupies about 35,000 square feet less space than it did previously.
BMC also agreed to extend the term of its lease on the space which it currently occupies in The Avallon.
The plaintiff's lawyer, Jeffrey Turkel, of the law firm of Rosenberg & Estis, claimed that the defendants were not entitled to a renewal lease because the occupant of the apartment, Johnny Winter, was a subtenant of a corporation Ole Pa and that no particular individual is specified in the apartment lease as the intended occupant who occupies the apartment as a primary residence.
A corporate client typically occupies a majority of the space in a property they might or might not own.
Sumitomo Mitsui Bank Corporation (SMBC), whose lease ends in June 2013, occupies that space now.
The trophy office building that Saks occupies will be sold off by its owner, Swiss Bank UBS, Real Estate Weekly has learned.