Examples of occupant in a Sentence
The apartment's previous occupant was a painter.
Both of the car's occupants were injured.
Recent Examples of occupant from the Web
That included everything from the various objects in architecture (ceilings, floors, wall paintings, columns, bases) to literary sources like inscriptions engraved in the stones and histories by the city’s former occupants.
The occupants also appeared to be shooting at the convertible, Sgt.
Hanging back risked letting the car get into the maze of Kennedy Airport and then get away or, far worse, letting the occupants launch an attack.
The occupants pile out; grab chisels, brooms, and chalk; and, after a quick survey of the area, start carving through a layer of hard-packed dirt.
Firefighters rescued many of the occupants, who had been advised to stay in their homes, but at the time of this writing 30 people are confirmed dead.
Unlike previous occupants of the Oval Office, Trump neither divested his assets nor set up a blind trust.
That cave is now called Jebel Irhoud, and bones of its former occupants have been recently unearthed by an international team of scientists.
The men pointed handguns at the occupants of the rental car and demanded money, Wells said.
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First Known Use of occupant
OCCUPANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of occupant for English Language Learners
: a person who is using or living in a particular building, apartment, or room
: a person who is in a room, vehicle, etc., at a particular time
OCCUPANT Defined for Kids
Definition of occupant for Students
: a person who uses, lives in, or possesses a place
Legal Definition of occupant
1 : one who occupies a particular place an occupant of the car the occupant of the apartment
2 : one who acquires title by occupancy
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