occupy

Part of speech: verb

To use in an exclusive manner; possess; employ.

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Usage examples "occupy":

  1. You occupy the position of my guest when you are here." - "The Star-Gazers", George Manville Fenn.
  2. Good man- talk it had been, touching on all the big things that occupy the world's thought to- day, which hitherto Philip had got for himself only out of books and periodicals. - "Kildares of Storm", Eleanor Mercein Kelly.
  3. You may make a bed for her, and we'll see which she will occupy- yours, or her old bed near mine. - "Captured by the Navajos", Charles A. Curtis.