Synonyms of occupation


1. occupation, business, job, line of work, line, activity

usage: the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"

2. occupation, military control, social control

usage: the control of a country by military forces of a foreign power

3. occupation, activity

usage: any activity that occupies a person's attention; "he missed the bell in his occupation with the computer game"

4. occupation, occupancy, moving in, acquiring, getting

usage: the act of occupying or taking possession of a building; "occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal"

5. occupation, time period, period of time, period

usage: the period of time during which a place or position or nation is occupied; "during the German occupation of Paris"

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Definition and meaning of occupation (Dictionary)