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occupation

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CIDE DICTIONARY

occupationn. [L. occupatio: cf. F. occupation.].
  •  The act or process of occupying or taking possession; actual possession and control; the state of being occupied; a holding or keeping; tenure; use; as, the occupation of lands by a tenant.  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which occupies or engages the time and attention.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The principal business of one's life; the principal work by which one earns one's livelihood; vocation; employment; profession; calling; trade; avocation; as, these days many people continue to practice their occupation well into their seventies.  [1913 Webster]
    "Absence of occupation is not rest."  [1913 Webster]
Occupation bridge (Engin.), a bridge connecting the parts of an estate separated by a railroad, a canal, or an ordinary road.
Syn. -- Occupancy; possession; tenure; use; employment; avocation; engagement; vocation; calling; office; trade; profession.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

occupation, n.
1 what occupies one; a means of passing one's time.
2 a person's temporary or regular employment; a business, calling, or pursuit.
3 the act of occupying or state of being occupied.
4 a the act of taking or holding possession of (a country, district, etc.) by military force. b the state or time of this.
5 tenure, occupancy.
6 (attrib.) for the sole use of the occupiers of the land concerned (occupation road).

Etymology
ME f. AF ocupacioun, OF occupation f. L occupatio -onis (as OCCUPY)

THESAURUS

occupation

abiding, abode, act, acting, action, activism, activities, activity, adoption, adverse possession, affair, affairs, agency, alodium, appointment, appropriation, arrogation, art, assumption, bag, behavior, bondage, burgage, business, calling, career, career building, careerism, claim, cohabitation, colonization, colony, commerce, commorancy, concern, concernment, conduct, conquest, control, craft, de facto, de jure, dependency, derivative title, direction, doing, driving, dwelling, employ, employment, enslavement, enterprise, execution, exercise, fee fief, fee position, fee simple, fee simple absolute, fee simple conditional, fee simple defeasible, fee simple determinable, fee tail, feodum, feud, fiefdom, field, frankalmoign, free socage, freehold, function, functioning, game, gavelkind, habitancy, habitation, handicraft, handling, having title to, hold, holding, indent, inhabitancy, inhabitation, inhabiting, interest, job, knight service, labor, lay fee, lease, leasehold, legal claim, legal possession, lifework, line, line of business, line of work, living, lodging, lookout, management, mandate, manipulation, matter, metier, mission, movements, mystery, nesting, number, occupancy, operancy, operation, operations, oppression, original title, owning, performance, performing, play, position, possessing, possession, post, practice, praxis, preemption, preoccupancy, preoccupation, prepossession, prescription, profession, property, property rights, proprietary rights, pursuit, racket, requisition, residence, residency, residing, responsibility, rule, running, seisin, seizure, service, settlement, situation, skill, socage, sojourning, specialization, specialty, squatting, staying, staying over, steering, stopping, subjection, subjugation, sublease, suzerainty, swing, take-over, takeover, taking over, tenancy, tenantry, tenure, tenure in chivalry, thing, title, trade, underlease, undertaking, undertenancy, usucapion, usurpation, villein socage, villeinhold, villenage, vocation, walk, walk of life, work, working, workings

ROGET THESAURUS

occupation

Business

N business, occupation, employment, pursuit, what one is doing, what one is about, affair, concern, matter, case, matter in hand, irons in the fire, thing to do, agendum, task, work, job, chore, errand, commission, mission, charge, care, duty, part, role, cue, province, function, lookout, department, capacity, sphere, orb, field, line, walk, walk of life, beat, round, routine, race, career, office, place, post, chargeship, incumbency, living, situation, berth, employ, service, engagement, undertaking, vocation, calling, profession, cloth, faculty, industry, art, industrial arts, craft, mystery, handicraft, trade, exercise, work, avocation, press of business, businesslike, workaday, professional, official, functional, busy, on hand, in hand, in one's hands, afoot, on foot, on the anvil, going on, acting, in the course of business, all in one's day's work, professionally Adj, a business with an income at its heels, amoto quaeramus seria ludo, par negotiis neque supra.

Presence

N presence, occupancy, occupation, attendance, whereness, permeation, pervasion, diffusion, ubiety, ubiquity, ubiquitariness, omnipresence, bystander, present, occupying, inhabiting, moored, resiant, resident, residentiary, domiciled, ubiquitous, ubiquitary, omnipresent, universally present, peopled, populous, full of people, inhabited, here, there, where, everywhere, aboard, on board, at home, afield, here there and everywhere, in presence of, before, under the eyes of, under the nose of, in the face of, in propria persona, on the spot, in person, in the flesh, nusquam est qui ubique est.


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