What is another word for occupies?

Pronunciation: [ˈɒkjʊpˌa͡ɪz] (IPA)

Occupies is a verb that describes the act of taking up space or position, possessing or controlling a place, position, or role. There are several synonyms for the word occupies that can be used to avoid repetition in writing or speech. These include words like holds, possesses, commands, dominates, fills, resides, inhabits, and takes up. Each of these words can be used to convey the same meaning as occupies and their use depends on the context and intended meaning. It is important to use synonyms to make your writing more interesting and varied. Using the same word repeatedly can make your content monotonous and less engaging.

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Usage examples for Occupies

Each law occupies but a single paragraph, and all is simple and intelligible.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
Not the unconscious, but the conscious, occupies the first place.
"Life and Writings of Maurice Maeterlinck"
Jethro Bithell
An old-fashioned table occupies the corner between the window and the hall door.
"Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis"
Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma

Famous quotes with Occupies

  • March 11, 2004, now occupies a place in the history of infamy.
    Jose Maria Aznar
  • One's work usually occupies more than half of one's waking life. Choosing work that does not bring happiness will lead to a life that is mostly disappointing.
    Bo Bennett
  • Success is the space one occupies in the newspaper. Success is one day's insolence.
    Elias Canetti
  • Sculpture occupies real space like we do... you walk around it and relate to it almost as another person or another object.
    Chuck Close
  • Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne.
    Robert Green Ingersoll

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Synonyms:
chucker-out, bouncer.