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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

References in periodicals archive ?
Having been removed from Occupy central--as I was, and as future historians will be--has its benefits.
* Storrs Liquor, a liquor store, will also occupy a 1,445 s/f space in the center.
During the trial, the court heard how the accuser became angry at Blackman after she discovered he had a "tally mark" on his tent indicating the number of women he had slept with at the Occupy St Paul's campsite.
Related: At Occupy Wall Street Central, a Rift Is Growing Between East and West Sides of the Plaza [NYDN] Earlier: How Jewish Is Occupy Wall Street?
Knowlton - a proponent of comprehensive health care reform - said he's been somewhat involved with Occupy Eugene from the start.
This paper explores how white privilege functions within Occupy, closing safe spaces for people of color to join and effectively participate.
As Occupy evolves, it will be crucial for artists to voice their own concerns within the movement and to assist it in building a visual and figurative framework to articulate visions of a better world
Clark student Bill Kutz, an Eagle Scout who serves on the campus EMT squad, planned to conduct a winter camping workshop for those involved with Occupy Clark.
The group's last demand calls for tax reforms to ensure that corporations and the wealthy pay their "fair share." Like Occupy Wall Street, the Austin group wants the federal government to reduce the income disparity between the richest Americans and everyone else.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Occupy movement is calling for a worldwide "wave of action" which starts in New York, April, 4, a report said.
Violent crackdowns on the Occupy movement last year were a product of not only the FBI and local police but also private security firms hired by the very banks the demonstrators were protesting, according to (http://www.justiceonline.org/commentary/fbi-files-ows.html#documents) new documents brought to light by (http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/dec/29/fbi-coordinated-crackdown-occupy) Naomi Wolf of The Guardian .
A campaign is under way to end the Occupy Eugene campsite.
Floors on the building run 20,000 s/f and the building's commercial clients generally occupy two or more floors.
In 1985, Israel announced its intention to occupy a permanent "security zone" in south Lebanon.
According to the complainant Nusrat Jabeen jointed PML-Q in 2006 and later joined PTI and she used her political clout to influence the police and got a case at Margalla police station against her late husband and his brother Nasrullah Cheema to in order to occupy Rs.