1. the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

Similar word(s): business, job, line

Definition categories: act, activity

2. the control of a country by military forces of a foreign power

Definition categories: act

3. any activity that occupies a person's attention

- he missed the bell in his occupation with the computer game

Definition categories: act, activity

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

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

Similar word(s): occupancy

Definition categories: act, acquiring, getting

5. the period of time during which a place or position or nation is occupied

- during the German occupation of Paris

Definition categories: time, period