1. an act of being a tenant or occupant

Similar word(s): tenancy

Definition categories: act, abidance, residence, residency

2. the act of occupying or taking possession of a building

- occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal

Similar word(s): occupation

Definition categories: act, acquiring, getting

Sentences with occupancy as a noun:

- They had a five-year occupancy on the house.

- This building is for residential occupancy.