Synonyms for (noun) occupation

Synonyms: moving in, occupancy, occupation

Definition: the act of occupying or taking possession of a building

Usage: occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal

Similar words: getting, acquiring

Definition: the act of acquiring something

Usage: I envied his talent for acquiring; he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving


Synonyms: business, job, line, line of work, occupation

Definition: the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

Usage: he's not in my line of business

Similar words: activity

Definition: any specific behavior

Usage: they avoided all recreational activity


Synonyms: occupation

Definition: any activity that occupies a person's attention

Usage: he missed the bell in his occupation with the computer game

Similar words: activity

Definition: any specific behavior

Usage: they avoided all recreational activity


Synonyms: occupation, military control

Definition: the control of a country by military forces of a foreign power

Similar words: social control

Definition: control exerted (actively or passively) by group action


Synonyms: occupation

Definition: the period of time during which a place or position or nation is occupied

Usage: during the German occupation of Paris

Similar words: time period, period, period of time

Definition: an amount of time

Usage: a time period of 30 years; hastened the period of time of his recovery; Picasso's blue period