To live in (a place), as does a people
To seize and move into by force
To cause to be busy or in use
To make busy
To get and hold the attention of
To take possession
To fill space
To absorb attention
He went on his way to occupy Syria and Phoenicia.
To him it was something to occupy her mind, not something important - like his work.
The lungs are small and occupy only the dorsal portion of the thoracic cavity.
And joyful and agitating thoughts began to occupy his mind.
Each drop tried to spread out and occupy as much space as possible, but others striving to do the same compressed it, sometimes destroyed it, and sometimes merged with it.