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Synonyms of occupied in English:


  • 1 tasks that kept her occupied all day
    busy, engaged, working, at work, active;
    immersed, preoccupied, absorbed, engrossed
    informaltied up, wrapped up, hard at it
    [Antonyms] idle
  • 2 all the tables were occupied
    in use, full, engaged, taken, unavailable
    [Antonyms] available, empty, free
  • 3 only two of the apartments are occupied
    inhabited, lived-in, tenanted, settled
    [Antonyms] vacant, empty
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