Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1 OCCUPY NP2[location]
NOTE: can be metaphorical location, as in "stocks occupy 27% of trading"
Several statues occupy the center of the formal garden.
The same tenant has occupied this apartment for three years.
That closet is already occupied to the top with books and clothes.
After conquering the city, the army occupied it for eighteen months.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3, 2, 3, 5
Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent[animate]] OCCUPY WITH NP2
She occupies herself with friends and family.
I've been quite occupied with money problems.
He was so occupied with the problem he didn't notice it was pouring rain.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 4, 7
Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1 OCCUPY NP2
Events inside a particle accelerator occupy very small portions of a second.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 6