occupying meaning


    Definition of occupying in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFoccupySGoccupiesPT, PPoccupiedSUF-ing
    1. present participle of occupy.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The Japanese can occupy but cannot hold, and what they can hold they cannot hold long, was the opinion of General Pai Chung-hsi, Chief of the General Staff of the Chinese Army, [ …]
        • The posterior margin of TMP 2011.051.0001 has four episquamosal loci, all of which are occupied by well-fused episquamosals.
        • Long even before the last tenant had occupied it, the room had been regarded with fear and aversion, and the end of that last tenant had in no way lightened the gloom that hung about the place.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • occupy myself with gardening for a few hours every day. ‎
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Participles
            • Present participles

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en occurring
      2. en occuring
      3. en octupling
      4. en occulting
      5. en occupating
      Source: Wiktionary

      Meaning of occupying for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "occupying" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
      Difficultness: Level 2
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      Definiteness: Level 1
      Definite    ➨     Versatile