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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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Polo Run Apartments in Raleigh has 278 units and occupies a 28 acre landscaped site.
Though there are currently no vacancies in the building, one tenant who occupies 20,000 s/f floor will be relocating in December 2007 and will be subleasing their space.
Media firm, Omnicom Group occupies two floors in the building while accountants, Raichene Ende, and apparel firms such as Rashti & Co and Apparel Associates also lease large chunks of space.
Ferra Design: This seven-employee company occupies 7,000 square feet.
where it occupies about 35,000 square feet less space than it did previously.