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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.
Blackman also claimed his accuser assaulted him and another woman at the Occupy campsite when she found out he was in a relationship with her.
Another Occupy Eugene member, Terry Purvis, said people will be able to access basic medical services at the tent - from wound care to obtaining a diagnosis of a lingering health problem.
Using these criteria, one may position Occupy Wall Street and its local efforts as a large social movement.
Jason Eldridge of Occupy Worcester was at Clark last night to support the campus effort and try to persuade students to join the Occupy Worcester movement.
The name Occupy refers to the group's intention to occupy the area in which it is protesting for an undetermined amount of time.
"The Federal Reserve of Richmond, Virginia had its own private security surveilling Occupy Tampa and Tampa Veterans for Peace and passing privately-collected information on activists
The Occupy Wall Street movement is a response by the people because government has become of, by, and for the 1 percent.
Occupy's legacy seemed destined to be that of a well-intentioned group of young people with an aimless, disorganized message and few viable solutions.
According to local media, the march was "in solidarity with Occupy Oakland and against corruption."
The Bronx Children's Psychiatric Center will occupy the entire third floor of the 107,000 s/f building.
In six days, Israel had quadrupled its size and came to occupy the remainder of Palestine (Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza) as well as lands from neighboring Arab states (the Golan Heights and Sinai Peninsula).