Occupied

Pronunciation of Occupied
/ˈɒkjʊpˌa͡ɪd/, /ˈɒkjʊpˌa‍ɪd/, /ˈɒ_k_j_ʊ_p_ˌaɪ_d/

Antonyms for occupied:

empty, unoccupied, quiescent, uninhabited, idle, unfilled, inactive, free, relinquished, vacant.

Synonyms for occupied:

Sense 1

Hustling, up to the ears, held.

Sense 2

interested.

diverted

entertained.

engrossed

rapt.

leased

Rented.

Other synonyms and related words:

diligent, bustling, laborious, entertained, held, Rented, filled, industrious, in use, employed, busy, working, rapt, tenanted, active, interested, tied up, assiduous, meshed, intermeshed, engaged.

busy (adjective)

employed, tied up, engaged, working, active.

inhabited; in use (adjective)

busy, taken, Rented, populated.

working (adjective)

employed.

busy (noun)

entertained, working.

full (noun)

Rented.

occupied (noun)

engaged, busy, filled, in use, inhabited, tenanted.

captured (verb)

Snared, secured, Collared, Obtained, seized, arrested, Achieved, Caught, Captured, won, Gained, Gotten, apprehended, Took, abducted, Got, taken, Snatched.

inhabited (verb)

populated.

occupied (verb)

Billeted, Lodged, Stayed, inhabited, Resided, Dwelled, Squatted, Roosted, Housed, Quartered, colonized.

Usage examples for occupied:

  • We both were silent, occupied with our own thoughts. - "The Quest of the Sacred Slipper", Sax Rohmer.
  • This is no light declaration: till I saw you, woman never occupied my thoughts. - "By Birth a Lady", George Manville Fenn.
  • I occupied a post between the windows. - "The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu", Sax Rohmer.

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