Definition of Occupation:

  1. The action, state, or period of occupying or being occupied by military force.

  2. Actual physical possession or use of a dwelling or piece of land. Occupation exists only where it is recognizable as such, and where the occupant has a sufficient measure of control that prevents interference from strangers.

  3. The action or fact of living in or using a building or other place.

  4. Official designation of an employed or self-employed person, such as architect, doctor, engineer, or manager.

  5. A job or profession.

  6. Usual or principal business, calling, trade, or work a person is engaged in earning a living.

Synonyms of Occupation

Residence, Residency, Habitation, Inhabitation, Occupancy, Tenancy, Tenure, Lease, Living in, Job, Day job, Profession, Work, Line of work, Line of business, Trade, Employment, Position, Post, Situation, Business, Career, M├ętier, Vocation, Calling, Craft, Skill, Field, Province, Walk of life, 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

How to use Occupation in a sentence?

  1. The Roman occupation of Britain.
  2. The mans official occupation was architect, but his hobbies and interests included drawing, painting, and playing the violin, which he preferred to do.
  3. As young adults, we should strive to further our education as knowledge is the main source of enhancing our lives and going beyond just working a job, but an occupation , a career that we can thrive on for the balance of our working years.
  4. His prime occupation was as editor.
  5. The beekeeper had trained for many years as an apprentice beekeeper before being allowed to practice his occupation without supervision.
  6. A property suitable for occupation by older people.

Meaning of Occupation & Occupation Definition