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noun as in person who resides in a place

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The occupant of the fourth seat will be determined by a competition starting this month among users of Isaacson’s platform.

Though large, the windowless room was too full for people to stay distant, and its occupants — including some who were not wearing masks — spent hours together.

As I’m sure you can imagine, pushing the occupants of an entire building into a few public spaces doesn’t make for great social distancing.

During this time, individuals may have been exposed to another occupant with coronavirus infection.

At a crucial point in their mission a section of the submersible, a titanium structure shielding its occupants from the colossal pressure, literally breaks off.

But the proud stone lion that once stood atop the tomb, as Peristeri has often maintained, suggests a male occupant and a warrior.

Thus far the tomb at Amphipolis has produced artistic wonders, adding to speculation that its occupant(s) held very high rank.

Coincidentally or not, in all of these streaks, the death of a President brought a new occupant to the White House.

He is a popular former governor and current occupant of the Senate seat that Gillespie seeks to win.

Indeed, the cupholders of every occupant in the row in front of me actually had chocolate milk in them.

Continet hic Isthmus leucas admod quingentas circuitu suo, emque occupant Soriqui populi.

When the owner can afford it, an ample supply of cushions and shawls makes the clumsy vehicle more comfortable for its occupant.

Then, as Jessie looked again, her heart beat more violently as she recognized the face of the occupant.

The negro's warning against the occupant of the next cell assumes a new aspect.

Betty's knock had to be repeated twice before the occupant of the cabin responded.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to occupant, such as: denizen, dweller, holder, incumbent, inhabitant, and renter.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.