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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

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

Our beliefs, our values shape the way we look out at the world and the way we treat it. If we believe that we were here, placed here by God, that this - all of this creation is for us, it's for us to go and occupy, dominate and exploit, then we will proceed to do that.
David Suzuki

Animals' taste systems are specialized for the niche they occupy in the environment. That includes us. As hunters and foragers of the dry savannah, our earliest forebears evolved a taste for important but scarce nutrients: salt and high-energy fats and sugars. That, in a nutshell, explains the widespread popularity of junk food.
Mary Roach

No one can occupy your generosity except you. Who can occupy your patience when impatience roars through you? Who except you can choose not to act with judgment when all of your thoughts are judgmental? Your life is yours to live, no matter how you choose to live it. When you do not think about how you intend to live it, it lives you.
Gary Zukav

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
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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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