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occupy

(Engage), verb absorb, absorb the attention, absorb the mind, absorb the thoughts, address oneself to, amuse, apply oneself to, apply the attention to, apply the mind to, arrest the attention, attract the attention, attract the mind, attract the thoughts, be active with, be at work on, be concerned with, be employed, busy oneself with, captivate, catch the attention, claim one's thoughts, connentrate on, concern oneself with, devote, direct the attennion to, direct the mind to, engage the attention, engage the mind, engage the thoughts, engross, engross the mind, engross the thoughts, entertain, enthrall, entrance, excitethe attention, fascinate, go about, immerse, in re versari, invite the attention, involve, keep busy, monopolize, monopolize the thoughts, obsess, occupare, plunge into, ply, preoccupy, rivet the attention, rivet the mind, rivet the thoughts, set about, set to work, specialize in, spend one's time in, tackle, take employment, take on, take part, take up, tenere, turn the attention to, turn the mind to, work at

occupy

(Take possession), verb abide, acquire, annex, appropriate, assume, assume ownership, be possessed of, capture, claim, colonize, command, conquer, control, denizen, dominate, dwell, dwell in, expropriate, have possession of, have rights to, have title to, help oneself to, hold, indwell, inhabit, invade, keep, keep hold of, keep house, live, live in, lodge, make one's home at, move into, obtain, own, possess, procure, recover, reside in, retain, seize, settle in, stay, take from, take over, take up residence in
Associated concepts: actually occupy, lawfully occupy
See also: consist, dwell, engage, engross, hold, immerse, inhabit, interest, involve, monopolize, own, possess, preempt, reside
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Chronicling the makings of the Occupy movement, McKee shows how nonprofits like Creative Time, artist networks like Art and Revolution, magazines like Tidal, and exhibitions like Democracy in America (2008) made Occupy possible.
The accuser, who cannot be named, was living at home in south London during the week, and sleeping in her Occupy tent at weekends.
Occupy Eugene member Alley Valkyrie said the medical tent "is definitely open to" anyone who needs to see a doctor - even people who have health insurance.
Using these criteria, one may position Occupy Wall Street and its local efforts as a large social movement.
The movement at Clark is in solidarity with the Occupy Worcester movement, and the goal is to expand throughout the city and region, students said.
Occupy Austin is one of many protests that have occurred nationwide after Occupy Wall Street began Sept.
Removing Occupy demonstrators from Zuccotti Park or from any other city in our country won't stop the movement that is growing every day, to get corporate money out of politics, to create good jobs in the U.
Assemble and occupy highway from Banihal to Salambad Uri and all other inter-district roads from 11 am to 4 pm; offer Nimaz-e-Zuhr on roads.
Zuccotti has always been the stronghold of Occupy Wall Street movement in the last two years.
Despite publicly acknowledging the Occupy movement as peaceful series of protests, law enforcement and security firms repeatedly classify the demonstrations as a homegrown terrorist threat.
Occupy Eugene has become a game-changing event, as it's brought forward the issues facing people in this community.
Brandywine Asset Management, a financial asset management firm, has signed a long-term lease agreement to occupy 54,755 square feet.