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oc·cu·pant

 (ŏk′yə-pənt)
n.
1. One that resides in or uses a physical space: the occupants of the house; the occupants of a car.
2. One who holds an office, position, or job: the occupant of the professorial chair.

occupant

(ˈɒkjʊpənt)
n
1. a person, thing, etc, holding a position or place
2. (Law) law a person who has possession of something, esp an estate, house, etc; tenant
3. (Law) law a person who acquires by occupancy the title to something previously without an owner

oc•cu•pant

(ˈɒk yə pənt)

n.
1. a person or group that occupies or has quarters or space in or on something.
2. a tenant of a house, estate, office, etc.; resident.
3. an owner through occupancy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.occupant - someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born thereoccupant - someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, indweller - a person who inhabits a particular place
Alexandrian - a resident or native of Alexandria (especially Alexandria in Egypt)
coaster - a resident of a coastal area
colonial - a resident of a colony
dalesman - a person who lives in the dales of northern England
housemate - someone who resides in the same house with you
inmate - one of several resident of a dwelling (especially someone confined to a prison or hospital)
metropolitan - a person who lives in a metropolis
outlier - a person who lives away from his place of work
owner-occupier - an occupant who owns the home that he/she lives in
sojourner - a temporary resident
stater - a resident of a particular state or group of states; "Keystone stater"; "farm staters"
suburbanite - a resident of a suburb
tenant - any occupant who dwells in a place
towner, townsman - a resident of a town or city

occupant

noun occupier, resident, tenant, user, holder, inmate, inhabitant, incumbent, dweller, denizen, addressee, lessee, indweller Most of the occupants had left before the fire broke out.
Translations
ساكِن في مَنْزِل، مُحْتَل
beboer
íbúi, leigjandi
bir yerde oturan kimsekiracı

occupant

[ˈɒkjʊpənt] N
1. (= tenant) → inquilino/a m/f
2. [of boat, car etc] → ocupante mf
all the occupants were killedperecieron todos los ocupantes or pasajeros
3. [of job, post] → titular mf

occupant

[ˈɒkjʊpənt] n [house, vehicle] → occupant(e) m/f

occupant

n (of house)Bewohner(in) m(f); (of post)Inhaber(in) m(f); (of car)Insasse m, → Insassin f

occupant

[ˈɒkjʊpənt] n (of house) → inquilino/a; (of boat, car) → persona a bordo; (of job, post) → titolare m/f

occupy

(ˈokjupai) verb
1. to be in or fill (time, space etc). A table occupied the centre of the room.
2. to live in. The family occupied a small flat.
3. to capture. The soldiers occupied the town.
ˈoccupant noun
a person who occupies (a house etc), not necessarily the owner of the house.
ˌoccuˈpation noun
1. a person's job or work.
2. the act of occupying (a house, town etc).
3. the period of time during which a town, house etc is occupied. During the occupation, there was a shortage of food.
ˌoccuˈpational adjective
of, or caused by, a person's job. an occupational disease.
ˈoccupier noun
an occupant.
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Alive or dead a fish is technically fast, when it is connected with an occupied ship or boat, by any medium at all controllable by the occupant or occupants, -- a mast, an oar, a nine-inch cable, a telegraph wire, or a strand of cobweb, it is all the same.
The boat contained four men, and its fifth occupant was certainly a woman.
Month after month for the six years in which the "Editor's Study" continued in the keeping of its first occupant, its lesson was more or less stormily delivered, to the exclusion, for the greater part, of other prophecy, but it has not been found well to keep the tempestuous manner along with the fulminant matter in this volume.
The only occupant of the apartment was a man who was sitting before a typewriter in front of the window.
The lovely palace had no other occupant, for the Nome King had left her at the entrance, which closed behind her, and in all the magnificent rooms there appeared to be no other person.
Next morning - bright and cheerful out of doors - stole softened in through the blinds of the silent room, and suffused the couch and its occupant with a mellow, tender glow.
The habits of its occupant were such as to demand but little from the sole domestic, but Phileas Fogg required him to be almost superhumanly prompt and regular.
So close were the two canoes to one another that the black had only an opportunity to note the white face in the bow of the oncoming craft before the two touched and his own men were upon their feet, yelling like mad devils and thrusting their long spears at the occupants of the other canoe.
The bed belonging to the present occupants was placed as the former owner of the chamber had been accustomed to have his; and, in spite of his efforts to prevent it, the eyes of Edmond were suffused in tears as he reflected that on that spot the old man had breathed his last, vainly calling for his son.
She echoed the maledictions that the occupants of the gallery showered on this individual when his lines compelled him to expose his extreme selfishness.
Their hunters and advanced troops held the first communications with the savage occupants, and the earliest written accounts we possess of these vast regions, are from the pens of their missionaries.
The other occupants of the room, five in number, were all females, and they were still sleeping, piled high with a motley array of silks and furs.