Definitions for occupied

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. occupied(adj)

    held or filled or in use

    "she keeps her time well occupied"; "the wc is occupied"

  2. occupied(adj)

    seized and controlled as by military invasion

    "the occupied countries of Europe"

  3. occupied, tenanted(adj)

    resided in; having tenants

    "not all the occupied (or tenanted) apartments were well kept up"

  4. engaged, occupied(adj)

    having ones attention or mind or energy engaged

    "she keeps herself fully occupied with volunteer activities"; "deeply engaged in conversation"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. occupied(adjective)ˈɑɑkjəpˌaɪd

    (of a room or building) being used or lived in

    The sign on the door said, "occupied."

  2. occupiedˈɑɑkjəpˌaɪd

    busy doing sth

    She's occupied with school work at the moment.; Try to keep yourself occupied.

  3. occupiedˈɑɑkjəpˌaɪd

    (of a country or region) controlled by another country's military.

    occupied territory


  1. occupied(Adjective)

    reserved, engaged

  2. occupied(Adjective)

    busy, unavailable

  3. occupied(Adjective)

    subjugated, under the control of a foreign military presence

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'occupied' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3637


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