What is the antonym of “disoccupied”?
The antonyms of disoccupied are occupied and in use. The antonyms occupied and in use convey a state of being used or taken up, while disoccupied implies the opposite, a state of being unoccupied or not in use.
Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
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Being used by someone; taken up or filled.
All the seats in the waiting room were occupied, so I had to stand.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1Occupied refers to something that is being used by someone.
- 2In use refers to something that is currently being utilized for a specific purpose.
Good things to know
- 1Real Estate: Use occupied to describe properties that are currently being used or rented.
- 2Office Settings: Use in use to indicate that a particular equipment or space is currently being utilized.
- 3Daily Conversations: Use these antonyms to describe the availability of resources or spaces.