Antonyms for occupied

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ok-yuh-pahy
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɒk yəˌpaɪ

Definition of occupied

Origin :
  • late 15c., past participle adjective from occupy (v.). Of countries overrun by others, from 1940, originally with reference to France.
  • adj busy
  • adj inhabited; in use
Example sentences :
  • Between them, his days and nights were occupied to crowding.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Another subject attracted her attention and occupied some share of her thoughts.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • As she spoke, Milza, who was occupied in the next apartment, sneezed aloud.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • Harbour improvements have occupied much of the attention of Government.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • The Jews have crossed the river Jordan and have occupied Palestine.
  • Extract from : « Ancient Man » by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  • By the way, the seat which he occupied was another of Mr. Roberts' peculiarities.
  • Extract from : « Ester Ried Yet Speaking » by Isabella Alden
  • Sidney and she, living in the world of the Street, occupied different spheres.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Dixon had a cottage there, which he occupied with his wife, and Allis was to stop with them.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • Hubert was occupied the whole forenoon in cleaning the front of the old building.
  • Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
  • Several of the shelves were occupied by specimens of entomology.
  • Extract from : « A Virtuoso's Collection (From "Mosses From An Old Manse") » by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Synonyms for occupied

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