Synonyms for (adjective) occupied

Synonyms: engaged, occupied

Definition: having ones attention or mind or energy engaged

Usage: she keeps herself fully occupied with volunteer activities; deeply engaged in conversation

Similar words: busy

Definition: actively or fully engaged or occupied

Usage: busy with her work; a busy man; too busy to eat lunch


Synonyms: tenanted, occupied

Definition: resided in; having tenants

Usage: not all the occupied (or tenanted) apartments were well kept up

Similar words: inhabited

Definition: having inhabitants; lived in

Usage: the inhabited regions of the earth


Synonyms: occupied

Definition: held or filled or in use

Usage: she keeps her time well occupied; the wc is occupied

Similar words: engaged, in use, busy

Definition: (of facilities such as telephones or lavatories) unavailable for use by anyone else or indicating unavailability; (`engaged' is a British term for a busy telephone line)

Usage: her line is busy; receptionists' telephones are always engaged; the lavatory is in use; kept getting a busy signal


Similar words: filled

Definition: (of time) taken up

Usage: well-filled hours