Definition of Occupied

1. Adjective. Held or filled or in use. "The wc is occupied"

Similar to: Busy, Engaged, In Use, Filled
Antonyms: Unoccupied

2. Adjective. Seized and controlled as by military invasion. "The occupied countries of Europe"
Antonyms: Unoccupied

3. Adjective. Resided in; having tenants. "Not all the occupied (or tenanted) apartments were well kept up"
Exact synonyms: Tenanted
Similar to: Inhabited

4. Adjective. Having ones attention or mind or energy engaged. "Deeply engaged in conversation"
Exact synonyms: Engaged
Similar to: Busy

Definition of Occupied

1. Adjective. reserved, engaged ¹

2. Adjective. busy, unavailable ¹

3. Adjective. subjugated, under the control of a foreign military presence ¹

4. Verb. (past of ''occupy'') ¹

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Definition of Occupied

1. occupy [v] - See also: occupy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Occupied

occupational health nursing
occupational health services
occupational lung disease
occupational medicine
occupational name
occupational neurosis
occupational safety and health act
occupational safety and health administration
occupational spasm
occupational therapist
occupational therapists
occupational therapy
occupied (current term)
occupy oneself

Literary usage of Occupied

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"There was a large hypophysis, which extended backward nearly as far as the tympanic region, and occupied an excavation of the lower part of the ..."

2. La démocratie libérale by Thomas Hodgkin, Etienne Vacherot (1896)
"They occupied and repaired the old citadel which stood where Tivoli now stands, ... Paul, connected by its long colonnade with the occupied. . i'ii "t• ! ..."

3. The Lancet (1898)
"The average mortality among the entire occupied male population being taken ... To occupied males generally phthisis and diseases of the respiratory system ..."

4. Tools to Manage Vegetation and Fuels: A Consumer Guideby David L. Peterson by David L. Peterson (2008)
"... Selected States] County Subdivision [2500 to 9999 Persons] TENURE occupied housing units Owner-occupied housing units Renter-occupied housing units YEAR ..."

5. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare (1912)
"... occupied talking with Decius, Lepidus, Popilius, and Publius. Antony keeps R, so that Trebonius can easily persuade him to go off R in consultation, ..."

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