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Definitions of visit

  1. impose something unpleasant; " The principal visited his rage on the students"
  2. pay a brief visit; " The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens"
  3. chew the fat; shoot the breeze
  4. come to see in an official or professional capacity; " The governor visited the prison"; " The grant administrator visited the laboratory"
  5. stay with as a guest; " Every summer, we visited our relatives in the country for a month"
  6. the act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time; " he dropped by for a short visit"
  7. a meeting arranged by the visitor to see someone ( such as a doctor or lawyer) for treatment or advice; " he scheduled a visit to the dentist"
  8. assail; " He was visited with a terrible illness that killed him quickly"
  9. visit a place, as for entertainment; " We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning"
  10. a temporary stay ( e. g., as a guest)
  11. the act of going to see some person in a professional capacity; " a visit to the dentist"
  12. the act of visiting in an official capacity ( as for an inspection)
  13. the act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time; " he dropped by for a visit"
  14. talk socially without exchanging too much information; " the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
  15. go to certain places as for sightseeing; " Did you ever visit Paris?"
  16. To go or come to see, as for the purpose of friendship, business, curiosity, etc.; to attend; to call upon; as, the physician visits his patient.
  17. To go or come to see for inspection, examination, correction of abuses, etc.; to examine, to inspect; as, a bishop visits his diocese; a superintendent visits persons or works under his charge.
  18. To come to for the purpose of chastising, rewarding, comforting; to come upon with reward or retribution; to appear before or judge; as, to visit in mercy; to visit one in wrath.
  19. To make a visit or visits; to maintain visiting relations; to practice calling on others.
  20. The act of visiting, or going to see a person or thing; a brief stay of business, friendship, ceremony, curiosity, or the like, usually longer than a call; as, a visit of civility or respect; a visit to Saratoga; the visit of a physician.
  21. The act of going to view or inspect; an official or formal inspection; examination; visitation; as, the visit of a trustee or inspector.
  22. The act of coming or going to see; a brief stay of friendship, courtesy, or business.
  23. To go or come to see; to come to with special marks of favor or disfavor; as, " visit us with thy salvation".
  24. To go or come to see someone; to be a guest.
  25. To go to see or inspect: to attend: to call on: ( B.) to reward or punish.
  26. To be in the habit of seeing or meeting each other: to keep up acquaintance.
  27. Act of visiting or going to see.
  28. Act of visiting.
  29. To go to see; attend; inflict; punish.
  30. To make a visit to.
  31. To send or come upon, as good or evil.
  32. To call; make calls.
  33. The going to see a person, place, or thing; a sojourn; call.
  34. The act of going to see another, or of calling at his house; the act of going to see, attend on, or inspect.
  35. To go or come to see; to go or come to; to go or come to see for inspection, examination, correction of abuses, & c.; to overtake; to chastise; to comfort.
  36. To keep up a friendly intercourse; to practise going to see others.
  37. To go or come to see; to be in the habit of going to see others; in Scrip., to reward or punish.
  38. Act of going to see another; act of going to view or inspect; the attendance of a surgeon, a physician, an inspector, & c.
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Usage examples for visit

  1. A trip to Niagara is not complete without a visit to the old fort. – See America First by Orville O. Hiestand
  2. These things Rowland learned during a visit he paid the two ladies the evening after their arrival. – Roderick Hudson by Henry James
  3. We went up to his place on a visit the other day. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  4. You see, I've got one place in view I want to visit – The Boys of Bellwood School by Frank V. Webster
  5. That must be the meaning of the stranger's visit to the lawyer. – The Law of Hemlock Mountain by Hugh Lundsford
  6. But you set a while, girls, and visit – Marjorie's Vacation by Carolyn Wells
  7. He could not, probably, be seen or heard of on that day, because of his visit to Lady Ongar. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  8. I think our visit has already been too long. – The Maid of Maiden Lane by Amelia E. Barr
  9. What have the Touaricks of Ghat done to you that you are afraid to visit the Touaricks of my country and Timbuctoo? – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  10. I had only to wait for his visit – The Crystal Stopper by Maurice LeBlanc
  11. One of the things they talked of was the visit they were to make to her cottage. – The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  12. Let's pay somebody a surprise visit I don't know who! – The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton
  13. I was delighted to hear the news; if it had not been for the abbe's visit I should never have heard what had become of these ladies. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  14. That was my second visit – Around The Tea-Table by T. De Witt Talmage
  15. Of course, if I did, I shouldn't visit him. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. Karl Wander did not- as he had thought he might- visit Chicago. – The Precipice by Elia Wilkinson Peattie
  17. As to Sophie Mellerby, her visit was elastic. – An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope
  18. You shall hear how I got through the visit however. – Mrs. Overtheway's Remembrances by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  19. The visit has nothing to do with me. – Winston of the Prairie by Harold Bindloss
  20. I returned his visit but he was away. – A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume One by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
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