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Definition of Occupy

Occupy

  1. To take or hold possession of; to hold or keep for use; to possess.
  2. To hold, or fill, the dimensions of; to take up the room or space of; to cover or fill; as, the camp occupies five acres of ground.
  3. To possess or use the time or capacity of; to engage the service of; to employ; to busy.
  4. To do business in; to busy one's self with.
  5. To use; to expend; to make use of.
  6. To have sexual intercourse with.
  7. To hold possession; to be an occupant.
  8. To follow business; to traffic.

Occupy Quotations

My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.
Cary Grant

Love, with very young people, is a heartless business. We drink at that age from thirst, or to get drunk; it is only later in life that we occupy ourselves with the individuality of our wine.
Isak Dinesen

On vacations: We hit the sunny beaches where we occupy ourselves keeping the sun off our skin, the saltwater off our bodies, and the sand out of our belongings.
Erma Bombeck

What we have, what we wish we had - ambitions fulfilled, ambitions disappointed, investments won, investments lost, elections won, elections lost - these things may occupy our attention, but they do not define us.
Mitt Romney

The polls show that concern over inequality among the general public rose pretty sharply after the Occupy movement started, very probably as a consequence. And there are other policy issues that came to the fore, which are significant.
Noam Chomsky
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Occupy Translations

occupy in Dutch is bezetten, beslaan, bekleden
occupy in Finnish is varata
occupy in French is occupons, percevoir, occupez, occuper, occupent
occupy in German is belegen, belegen, besetzen
occupy in Italian is incassare, occupare
occupy in Norwegian is besette
occupy in Portuguese is ocupe, ocupar
occupy in Spanish is ocupar