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See definition of busying on Dictionary.com
  • as inoccupy
  • as inengage
  • as inengross
  • as inimmerse

synonyms for busying

  • attend
  • employ
  • fill
  • involve
  • take up
  • absorb
  • amuse
  • busy
  • divert
  • engage
  • engross
  • entertain
  • immerse
  • interest
  • monopolize
  • preoccupy
  • soak
  • utilize
  • be active with
  • be concerned with
  • hold attention
  • keep busy
  • tie up
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antonyms for busying

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  • ignore
  • bore
  • forget
  • refuse
  • reject
  • be inactive
  • be lazy
  • idle
  • not use
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How to use busying in a sentence

Rather than look at other busy boxes online, Adams came up with his own vision.
WHY THIS VIRGINIA MAN SPENT DAYS MAKING AN ALZHEIMER’S ‘BUSY BOX’ FOR A STRANGERCATHY FREENOVEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON POST
When there’s not much to do but sit around the fire and look up at the stars each evening, having something to keep your hands busy—like a wooden stick for making carvings—can be a game changer.
RECREATING HISTORICAL ADVENTURES IN OLD-FASHIONED GEARAILSA ROSSNOVEMBER 12, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Kemp said she’s been so busy reporting that she hasn’t yet filed papers to incorporate her nonprofit.
ROBIN KEMP LOST HER NEWS JOB IN CLAYTON COUNTY, GA. — BUT SHE KEPT REPORTING THE NEWS. IT PAID OFF ON ELECTION WEEK.REIS THEBAULTNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The average busy adult will need well over 2,000 calories per day to maintain good health and energy.
HOW TO STOCK YOUR PANTRY TO ENDURE A LONG, UNCERTAIN WINTERBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFENOVEMBER 9, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Eric performs with Detour, a theater troupe in Scottsdale, but rehearsals aren’t enough to keep him busy.
PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WERE PROMISED HELP. INSTEAD, THEY FACE DELAYS AND DENIALS.BY AMY SILVERMAN FOR ARIZONA DAILY STAR, WITH DATA ANALYSIS BY ALEX DEVOID, ARIZONA DAILY STARNOVEMBER 5, 2020PROPUBLICA
In Iowa, Lenss has his eye on the holidays, usually among the airport’s busiest times of year.
AN IOWA AIRPORT HAS A PLAN TO SCREEN PASSENGERS FOR THE CORONAVIRUS. IT’S BEING HELD UP BY THE FAA.IAN DUNCANNOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
South Allen Street was busy but not crowded, and through bar windows, she could see the Penn State game on TV.
FOOTBALL IS BACK IN HAPPY VALLEY. THE CORONAVIRUS NEVER LEFT.KENT BABBOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
She’s busy running her nonprofit and was involved in a lawsuit that contributed to the decision to ban police use of tear gas on protesters over the summer.
PORTLAND POLICE THREW DEAD POSSUMS AT HER FAMILY’S RESTAURANT IN 1981. NOW SHE’S RUNNING FOR MAYOR.MONICA RODMANOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Take into account that the elections office is probably very busy processing higher-than-usual numbers of absentee ballot applications.
VIRGINIA VOTING GUIDE: WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT EARLY VOTING, MAIL-IN BALLOTSANTONIO OLIVO, PATRICIA SULLIVANOCTOBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A power bank is a must-have tool for anyone living a busy life on the go.
POWER BANKS TO KEEP YOU IN CHARGEPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMOCTOBER 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
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