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See definition of occupying on Dictionary.com
  • adj.filling a place
  • adj.engaging attention

synonyms for occupying

  • commanding
  • controlling
  • covering
  • holding
  • maintaining
  • obtaining
  • owning
  • permeating
  • pervading
  • placed
  • possessing
  • posted
  • remaining
  • residing
  • resting
  • sitting
  • situated
  • staying
  • tenanting
  • assigned to
  • living in
  • settled on
  • taking up
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antonyms for occupying

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  • gone
  • leaving
  • removing
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How to use occupying in a sentence

Kinney suggested walking as an activity, both to occupy Carson’s time and to help him lose weight.
A TEEN WITH AUTISM LOST MOTIVATION FOR HIS WALKS TO THE POST OFFICE. SO STRANGERS ARE SENDING CARDS TO HIS P.O. BOX.SYDNEY PAGENOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Afghan British writer Tahir Shah, inspired by childhood visits to his grandfather’s house in Morocco, uprooted his London family to occupy a crumbling palatial house in Casablanca.
THIS WEEKEND: ESCAPE THIS MESSY WORLD WITH A MEMOIRJOSHUA EFERIGHENOVEMBER 6, 2020OZY
Those properties are typically occupied by weak tenants and haven’t been remodeled in years.
THE SHOPPING MALL APOCALYPSE CONTINUES AS TWO LARGE OPERATORS FILE FOR BANKRUPTCYPHIL WAHBANOVEMBER 2, 2020FORTUNE
She says that she was “more depressed” staying at home, isolated from her friends, with nothing to occupy her mind.
‘REVENGE PORN’ WAS ALREADY COMMONPLACE. THE PANDEMIC HAS MADE THINGS EVEN WORSE.JESSICA M. GOLDSTEINOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Going back to what I said to you earlier about how I hope young women are envisioning themselves in roles that are not currently occupied by women.
WHO DOES MINA KIMES THINK IS THE GREATEST NFL PLAYER OF ALL TIME?JOSHUA EFERIGHEOCTOBER 28, 2020OZY
Despite these growing concerns from all corners of the country, the federal judge is strides away from occupying the highest court of our nation barring the final vote from the Senate.
SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE DECIDES TO MOVE FORWARD WITH AMY CONEY BARRETT NOMINATIONKIRSTEN WEST SAVALIOCTOBER 22, 2020ESSENCE.COM
Directly to the north of Espinosa and Boning loomed the former Verizon building at 375 Pearl Street, now owned by Sabey Data Centers and occupied by workers from the city government and the New York Police Department.
THE VOLUNTEERS BLANKETING CITIES WITH WIRELESS INTERNETKATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
For the last two years, the House has been controlled by a coalition of Democrats, independents and moderate Republicans despite Republicans technically occupying 23 of the chamber’s 40 seats.
COULD DEMOCRATS WIN FULL CONTROL OF MORE STATE GOVERNMENTS THAN REPUBLICANS?NATHANIEL RAKICH (NATHANIEL.RAKICH@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)OCTOBER 20, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
First, we journeyed out of Africa, occupying more of the planet.
WHEN DID WE BECOME FULLY HUMAN? WHAT FOSSILS AND DNA TELL US ABOUT THE EVOLUTION OF MODERN INTELLIGENCENICK LONGRICHOCTOBER 18, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Steve Levitt has so far occupied the interviewer chair on his new show, but in a special live event — recorded over Zoom and presented by WNYC and the Greene Space — the microphone is turned toward him.
“I’M NOT AS CHILDLIKE AS I’D LIKE TO BE” | PEOPLE I MOSTLY ADMIRE BONUS EPISODE: STEVE LEVITTSTEVEN D. LEVITTOCTOBER 10, 2020FREAKONOMICS
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WORDS RELATED TO OCCUPYING

  • established
  • occupying
  • placed
  • planted
  • positioned
  • situated
  • stationed
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