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  1. Reserved, engaged.
  2. travelled to occupied Japan in December 1945
  3. Busy, unavailable.
Marked by persevering, painstaking effort.
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  1. Marked by persevering, painstaking effort.
  2. Done with careful, steady effort; painstaking
  3. Persevering and careful in work; industrious
Adequate for practical use:
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  1. Adequate for practical use:
  2. Sufficient to allow action:
  3. Having a paying job; employed:
Having a sexual relationship:
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  1. Having a sexual relationship:
  2. Connected by participation or association:
  3. Complicated; intricate:
Acquired or learned while working at a job:
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  1. Acquired or learned while working at a job:
Tending to work with ardour
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(Obs.) Skillful or clever
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  1. (Obs.) Skillful or clever
  2. Characterized by earnest, steady effort; hardworking; diligent
  3. Energetic in application to work or study.
(Simile) Very active; working constantly.
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  1. Being started.
  2. (Idiomatic) Actively traveling; busy; moving often.
Of, having, or showing energy; vigorous; forceful
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  1. Of, having, or showing energy; vigorous; forceful
  2. Of or relating to energy.
  3. Possessing, exerting, or displaying energy.
Full of life; active; vigorous
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  1. Full of life; active; vigorous
  2. Stimulating and invigorating:
  3. Quick-paced:
(Medicine) Of, relating to, or being a fever that fluctuates during the day, as in tuberculosis or septicemia.
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  1. (Medicine) Of, relating to, or being a fever that fluctuates during the day, as in tuberculosis or septicemia.
  2. Characterized by confusion, rush, excitement, etc.
  3. Characterized by intense activity, confusion, or haste:
  1. Reserved, engaged.
  2. travelled to occupied Japan in December 1945
  3. Busy, unavailable.
Not available, accessible, or at hand.
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  1. Not available, accessible, or at hand.
Complete in every particular:
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  1. Complete in every particular:
  2. Having or made with a generous amount of fabric:
  3. Being at the peak of development or maturity:
Meddling or inclined to meddle; interfering
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  1. Meddling or inclined to meddle; interfering
  2. Inclined or having a tendency to meddle or interfere in other people's business.
Unduly inquisitive; prying:
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  1. Unduly inquisitive; prying:
  2. Arousing interest because of novelty or strangeness:
  3. Eager to learn more:
Located ahead or in advance:
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  1. Located ahead or in advance:
  2. Going, tending, or moving toward a position in front:
  3. Being ahead of current economic, political, or technological trends; progressive:
(Geol.) Designating or of igneous rock formed from magma that hardened while still within the earth, moon, etc.
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  1. (Geol.) Designating or of igneous rock formed from magma that hardened while still within the earth, moon, etc.
  2. (Phonet.) Present or added in speech although not represented originally in spelling or accounted for otherwise etymologically (Ex.: the d added to OE spinel to form spindle)
  3. Tending or apt to intrude; doing that which is not welcome; interrupting or disturbing; entering without right or welcome.
  1. Pushy.
  2. Noticeable; prominent, especially in a displeasing way.
  3. Tending to push self-assertively forward; brash:
Insistently or impertinently curious or inquisitive:
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  1. Insistently or impertinently curious or inquisitive:
  2. Improperly curious or inquisitive
Likely to snoop; nosy.
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  1. Likely to snoop; nosy.
(Informal) Given to prying; inquisitive
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  1. (Informal) Given to prying; inquisitive
  2. Prying, inquisitive or curious in other's affairs; tending to snoop or meddle
  3. Given to or showing an intrusive curiosity about the affairs of others; prying.
(Informal) Annoyingly aggressive and persistent
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  1. (Informal) Annoyingly aggressive and persistent
  2. Aggressively ambitious; overly assertive, bold or determined.
  3. Disagreeably aggressive or forward.
Overly exacting and hard to please
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  1. Overly exacting and hard to please
  2. Easily upset; given to bouts of ill temper:
  3. Paying great or excessive attention to personal tastes and appearance; fastidious:
Scattered with a disorderly mixture of objects; littered
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  1. Scattered with a disorderly mixture of objects; littered
Involved in combat, as troops
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  1. Involved in combat, as troops
  2. Pledged to marry; betrothed:
  3. Employed, occupied, or busy.
  1. Reserved, engaged.
  2. travelled to occupied Japan in December 1945
  3. Busy, unavailable.
Scattered with a disorderly mixture of objects; littered
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  1. Scattered with a disorderly mixture of objects; littered
Filled to such an extent as to be detrimental to the inhabitants:
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  1. Filled to such an extent as to be detrimental to the inhabitants:
  2. Filled near or to capacity:
  3. Filled with a crowd:
Full of unnecessary details
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  1. Full of unnecessary details
  2. Easily upset; given to bouts of ill temper:
  3. Paying great or excessive attention to personal tastes and appearance; fastidious:
To provide work to (someone) for pay:
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  1. To provide work to (someone) for pay:
  2. To engage the attention or activity of; occupy:
  3. To keep busy or occupied; take up the attention, time, etc. of; devote
To occupy or involve oneself; take part; be active
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  1. To occupy or involve oneself; take part; be active
  2. To enter or bring into conflict with:
  3. To involve oneself or become occupied; participate:
To hold or fill (an office or position).
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  1. To hold or fill (an office or position).
  2. To take possession of by settlement or seizure
  3. To engage or employ the attention or concentration of:
Find another word for busy. In this page you can discover 81 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for busy, like: occupied, diligent, working, employed, involved, tied-up, in conference, in a meeting, in the field, on an assignment; with a customer and with a patient.