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(动词) 
Definition
to live, stay, or work in (a house, flat, or office)
the couple who occupy the flat above mine
同义词
inhabit
the people who inhabit these islands
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live in
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stay in (Scottish)
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be established in
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dwell in
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be in residence in
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establish yourself in
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ensconce yourself in
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reside in
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lodge in
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take up residence in
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make your home
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abide in
反义词
(动词) 
Definition
to move in and take control of (a country or other place)
Alexandretta had been occupied by the French in 1918.
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invade
In 1944 the allies invaded the Italian mainland.
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take over
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capture
The army has captured a strategic city in the north.
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seize
Troops have seized the airport and radio stations.
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conquer
Early in the eleventh century the whole of England was again conquered by the Vikings.
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hold
Didn't it hold your attention?
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garrison
British troops still garrisoned the country.
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overrun
A group of rebels overran the port.
A military group overran them and took four of them off.
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annex
Rome annexed the Nabatean kingdom in 106 AD.
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take possession of
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cybersquat (computing)
反义词
(动词) 
Definition
to fill or hold (a position or office)
Men still occupy more positions of power than women.
同义词
hold
She has never held a ministerial post.
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control
He now controls the largest retail development empire in southern California.
You should not let other people control you.
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dominate
No company should be permitted to dominate the market.
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possess
It was as if the spirit of his father possessed him.
(动词) 
Definition
to take up (time or space)
Her parliamentary career has occupied all of her time.
同义词
take up
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consume
Some refrigerators consume 70 per cent less electricity than the least efficient models.
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tie up
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use up
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keep busy or occupied
(动词) 
Definition
to keep (someone or someone's mind) busy
I had other matters to occupy me that day.
同义词
engage
She tried to engage me in conversation.
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interest
This part of the book interests me in particular.
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employ
Your time could be usefully employed in attending to business matters.
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entertain
He entertained us with anecdotes about his job.
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absorb
a second career which absorbed her more completely than acting ever had
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amuse
Put a selection of toys in his cot to amuse him if he wakes early.
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divert
diverting her with jokes and fiery arguments
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preoccupy
a question that continues to preoccupy the more serious papers
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immerse
I was able to immerse myself in family life.
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hold the attention of
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engross
There's something about them which engrosses the public.
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keep busy or occupied
(动词) 
The tombs occupy two thirds of the church.
同义词
fill
a widowed father struggling to fill the role of both parents
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take up
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fill up
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pervade
the corruption that pervades every stratum of society
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permeate
The water will eventually permeate through the surrounding concrete.
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extend over

其他同义词

in the sense of absorb
Definition
to engage the interest of someone
a second career which absorbed her more completely than acting ever had
in the sense of amuse
Definition
to entertain or keep interested
Put a selection of toys in his cot to amuse him if he wakes early.
in the sense of annex
Definition
to take without permission
Rome annexed the Nabatean kingdom in 106 AD.
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The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
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