English definition of “occupy”
/ˈɒkjəpaɪ/ verb [T]
FILL › to fill a place or period of time: His book collection occupies most of the room. The baby seems to occupy all our time.
LIVE › to live or work in a room or building: They occupy the second floor of the building.
CONTROL › to move into a place and take control of it: The troops eventually occupied most of the island.