English word occupy comes from Latin capio (I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on.), Latin ob.
Occupy detailed word origin explanation
|capio || Latin (lat) ||I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on. |
|ob || Latin (lat) ||Against; facing. In the direction of, to, towards. On account of, according to, because of, due to, for (the purpose of). |
|occupare || Latin (lat) || |
|occuper || Old French (fro) || |
|occupy || English (eng) ||(military) To have, or to have taken, possession or control of (a territory).. (obsolete) To do business in; to busy oneself with.. (obsolete) To use; to expend; to make use of.. (surveying) To place the theodolite or total station at (a point).. (transitive) To take or use space.. (transitive) To take or use time.. (transitive, obsolete) To have sexual intercourse with.. To fill or hold (an [...] |
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