live or be in possession of a house, farm, etc.
take and keep possession of towns, countries, etc. in war; hold the post of
cause to engage in
"She busies herself with her butterfly collection"
"She resides in Princeton"
"he occupies two rooms on the top floor"
"The liquid fills the container"
"I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift"
"Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939"
"It took three hours to get to work this morning"
"This event occupied a very short time"
"Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"
"She took the job as director of development"
"he occupies the position of manager"
"the young prince will soon occupy the throne"
I asked Xenophon what he thought about the Turks going into Greece and occupying Athens.
出自： R. Macaulay
He used to be dropped into occupied France and..keep watch on German installations.
出自： G. Swift
They are occupying themselves in growing their own food.
Haas occupied himself in writing his research paper.
Jacelin occupied himself with solving some geometry problems.
Some occupied themselves with studying English.
He has been deeply occupied in listening to a tape.
He was occupied in writing letters.
Many people in this area are occupied with agriculture.
Some students were occupied with reviewing their lessons.