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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

What is a fear of living? It's being preeminently afraid of dying. It is not doing what you came here to do, out of timidity and spinelessness. The antidote is to take full responsibility for yourself - for the time you take up and the space you occupy. If you don't know what you're here to do, then just do some good.
Maya Angelou

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

Before the sacred, people lost all sense of power and all confidence; they occupy a powerless and humble attitude toward it. And yet no thing is sacred of itself, but by declaring it sacred, by my declaration, my judgment, my bending the knee; in short, by my - conscience.
Max Stirner

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
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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
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