• occupy oneself
• occupied, engaged; taken, in use
• if you are busy, you are working hard or concentrating on a task, so that you are not free to do anything else.
• if you are busy doing something, it is taking all your attention.
• if you busy yourself with something, you occupy yourself by dealing with it.
• a busy time is a time when you have a lot of things to do.
• a busy place is full of people who are doing things or moving about.
• a busy road, station, or airport is one that is used by large numbers of cars, trains, or planes.
• when a telephone is busy, it is engaged; used in american english.
busy as a bee
• very busy, always working, very energetic
• time of the day when one is occupied, time when one must work
• packed agenda, full itinerary, busy day
• time of the year which is popular, period of time during which there is a high amount of work to be done
• noise heard on a telephone receiver when the desired line is being used
• constantly occupied; forever engaged (of a telephone line)
• start working energetically
• staying active, occupying oneself with various activities
please wait all the lines are busy
• taped message that is heard by people who are holding for an open line
• extremely busy, quite occupied, has a lot of work