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See definition of occupies on Dictionary.com
  • verbbe busy with
  • verbreside; use
  • verbseize, take over

synonyms for occupies

  • 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

antonyms for occupies

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  • ignore
  • anger
  • bore
  • dry
  • eject
  • forget
  • refuse
  • reject
  • tire
  • upset
  • be inactive
  • be lazy
  • idle
  • not use
  • surrender
  • yield
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At a time of great uncertainty, I’m finding it especially cathartic—while I sorely miss seeing my friends and family from around the globe, at least we occupy the same planet.
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For that, the country needs utility-scale solar farms, which can take up a lot of space—they could occupy an area the size of Connecticut by 2030, according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
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Doctors, especially, who didn’t have a bird’s-eye view of the hospital’s statistics, were far more occupied with the emergencies they were dealing with day to day, like broken bones and severe mental illness.
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If there’s an article on a particular topic from a publisher and that publisher also has a richer story panel, the latter would be shown rather than the individual story link — but in the same position the publisher would otherwise occupy.
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In an insulating material, meanwhile, the highest-energy band occupied by electrons is entirely filled, so there are no “spaces” for these electrons to move into.
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He is occupying a very unique niche in the community of developmental biology.
THIS YEAR’S SN 10 SCIENTISTS AIM TO SOLVE SOME OF SCIENCE’S BIGGEST CHALLENGESSCIENCE NEWS STAFFSEPTEMBER 30, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Venusians would receive twice the light and heat from the sun as Earthlings do, he knew, but noted that Earth’s tropics, though much hotter than northern lands, are successfully occupied by people.
HOPE FOR LIFE ON VENUS SURVIVES FOR CENTURIES AGAINST ALL ODDSTOM SIEGFRIEDSEPTEMBER 25, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
At both the board and managerial levels, nothing matters more, or occupies more time, energy, or resources—not even the ostensible “mission” of the organization.
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This applies no matter what side of the political fence people occupy.
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Just look at how much of the page is occupied by the “Top Stories” results.
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