verb (used with object), oc·cu·pied, oc·cu·py·ing.
verb (used without object), oc·cu·pied, oc·cu·py·ing.
Origin of occupy
Examples from the Web for occupied
Guilt, when dispensed in the circumstances Morris occupied, is the anti-Viagra.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Visitors today can keep watch over the scene in the booth at the end of the bar that Capone and his cronies once occupied.
The company moved into what was called Bertha Island, and soon become synonymous with the land it occupied.
Inside two women screamed in front of a bed that occupied the center of the room.
The area has long been peaceful, missing out on the turmoil common to the Gaza and the occupied West Bank.A New Intifada? Israel’s Arab Citizen Uprising Spreads|Creede Newton|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The march to Ali-Musjid occupied the greater part of the day.Our Soldiers|W.H.G. Kingston
That was the sole purpose, although I and the rest of us are getting special instruction to keep us occupied.Warning from the Stars|Ron Cocking
During this interlude (though it only occupied five seconds) the main combat below reached its climax.Unexplored Spain|Abel Chapman
In the country through which we travelled between these great rivers, the Comanians dwelt before it was occupied by the Tarters.
The three slabs to the right of the winged lions on entering, were occupied by a highly curious representation of a battle.Discoveries among the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon|Austen H. Layard