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1. occupied

adjective. ['ˈɑːkjəˌpaɪd'] held or filled or in use.

Synonyms

  • engaged
  • busy
  • filled

Antonyms

  • unconnected
  • unemployed
  • negligent
  • unintrusive

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Words that Rhyme with Occupied

  • preoccupied

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A common misspelling of occupied is ocupied

Example sentences of the word occupied


1. Verb, past participle
Keep him occupied by filling his world with toys.

2. Adjective
If kids are coming, think of activities that will keep them happy and occupied.

Quotes containing the word occupied


1. Moral science is better occupied when treating of friendship than of justice.
- Thomas Aquinas

2. There is probably a perverse pride in my administration... that we were going to do the right thing, even if short-term it was unpopular. And I think anybody who's occupied this office has to remember that success is determined by an intersection in policy and politics and that you can't be neglecting of marketing and P.R. and public opinion.
- Barack Obama

3. I often find that a novel, even a well-written and compelling novel, can become a blur to me soon after I've finished reading it. I recollect perfectly the feeling of reading it, the mood I occupied, but I am less sure about the narrative details. It is almost as if the book were, as Wittgenstein said of his propositions, a ladder to be climbed and then discarded after it has served its purpose.
- Sven Birkerts, The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age

2. owner-occupied

adjective. lived in by the owner.

Antonyms

  • deserted

3. occupied

adjective. ['ˈɑːkjəˌpaɪd'] resided in; having tenants.

Synonyms

  • tenanted

Antonyms

  • unreserved
  • uninvolved

4. occupied

adjective. ['ˈɑːkjəˌpaɪd'] having ones attention or mind or energy engaged.

Synonyms

  • busy

Antonyms

  • misused
  • ungeared
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