Bedeutung von “occupy” im Essential American English Dictionary

occupy

verb us /ˈɑk·jəˌpɑɪ/ present participle occupying, past tense and past participle occupied

to fill a place or period of time:

His book collection occupies most of the room.
The baby seems to occupy all our time.

to live or work in a room or building:

They occupy the second floor of the building.

to keep someone busy or interested:

The games kept / the kids occupied for hours.

(Definition von “occupy” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)