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okupar [u.ku.par.] : occupy (v.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: ocupar: occupy ]

Derivatives of okupar

v. (social)1. busy, occupykeep busy with.; "She busies herself with her butterfly collection"
~ workexert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity.; "I will work hard to improve my grades"; "she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor"
~ putter, potterwork lightly.; "The old lady is pottering around in the garden"
~ smatter, play around, dabblework with in an amateurish manner.; "She dabbles in astronomy"; "He plays around with investments but he never makes any money"
v. (stative)2. lodge in, occupy, residelive (in a certain place).; "She resides in Princeton"; "he occupies two rooms on the top floor"
~ move inoccupy a place.; "The crowds are moving in"
~ stay atreside temporarily.; "I'm staying at the Hilton"
~ squatoccupy (a dwelling) illegally.
~ inhabit, live, populate, dwellinhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of.; "People lived in Africa millions of years ago"; "The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted"; "this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean"; "deer are populating the woods"
~ crashoccupy, usually uninvited.; "My son's friends crashed our house last weekend"
v. (stative)3. fill, occupyoccupy the whole of.; "The liquid fills the container"
~ crowdfill or occupy to the point of overflowing.; "The students crowded the auditorium"
~ take uptake up time or space.; "take up the slack"
~ beoccupy a certain position or area; be somewhere.; "Where is my umbrella?"; "The toolshed is in the back"; "What is behind this behavior?"
v. (stative)4. concern, interest, occupy, worrybe on the mind of.; "I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift"
v. (competition)5. invade, occupymarch aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation.; "Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939"
~ attack, assaillaunch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with.; "Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II"; "Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week"
~ infest, overruninvade in great numbers.; "the roaches infested our kitchen"
v. (possession)6. occupy, take, use uprequire (time or space).; "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time"
~ deplete, use up, wipe out, eat up, exhaust, run through, consume, eatuse up (resources or materials).; "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"
~ expend, useuse up, consume fully.; "The legislature expended its time on school questions"
~ bespend or use time.; "I may be an hour"
v. (cognition)7. absorb, engage, engross, occupyconsume all of one's attention or time.; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"
~ involveoccupy or engage the interest of.; "His story completely involved me during the entire afternoon"
~ consumeengage fully.; "The effort to pass the exam consumed all his energy"
~ rivethold (someone's attention).; "The discovery of the skull riveted the paleontologists"
~ interestexcite the curiosity of; engage the interest of.
v. (social)8. fill, occupy, takeassume, as of positions or roles.; "She took the job as director of development"; "he occupies the position of manager"; "the young prince will soon occupy the throne"
~ assume, take up, strike, takeoccupy or take on.; "He assumes the lotus position"; "She took her seat on the stage"; "We took our seats in the orchestra"; "She took up her position behind the tree"; "strike a pose"
~ do work, workbe employed.; "Is your husband working again?"; "My wife never worked"; "Do you want to work after the age of 60?"; "She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money"; "She works as a waitress to put herself through college"