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Definitions of visit

  1. impose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. pay a brief visit; "The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. chew the fat; shoot the breeze Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. come to see in an official or professional capacity; "The governor visited the prison"; "The grant administrator visited the laboratory" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. stay with as a guest; "Every summer, we visited our relatives in the country for a month" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. the act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time; "he dropped by for a short visit" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. assail; "He was visited with a terrible illness that killed him quickly" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. visit a place, as for entertainment; "We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. a temporary stay (e.g., as a guest) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  11. the act of going to see some person in a professional capacity; "a visit to the dentist" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  12. the act of visiting in an official capacity (as for an inspection) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  13. the act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time; "he dropped by for a visit" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  14. talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  15. go to certain places as for sightseeing; "Did you ever visit Paris?" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  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. Webster Dictionary DB
  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. Webster Dictionary DB
  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. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. To make a visit or visits; to maintain visiting relations; to practice calling on others. Webster Dictionary DB
  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. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. The act of going to view or inspect; an official or formal inspection; examination; visitation; as, the visit of a trustee or inspector. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. The act of coming or going to see; a brief stay of friendship, courtesy, or business. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  23. To go or come to see; to come to with special marks of favor or disfavor; as, "visit us with thy salvation". The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  24. To go or come to see someone; to be a guest. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  25. To go to see or inspect: to attend: to call on: (B.) to reward or punish. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  26. To be in the habit of seeing or meeting each other: to keep up acquaintance. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  27. Act of visiting or going to see. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  28. Act of visiting. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  29. To go to see; attend; inflict; punish. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  30. To make a visit to. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. To send or come upon, as good or evil. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. To call; make calls. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  33. The going to see a person, place, or thing; a sojourn; call. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. The act of going to see another, or of calling at his house; the act of going to see, attend on, or inspect. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  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. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  36. To keep up a friendly intercourse; to practise going to see others. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  37. To go or come to see; to be in the habit of going to see others; in Scrip., to reward or punish. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  38. Act of going to see another; act of going to view or inspect; the attendance of a surgeon, a physician, an inspector, &c. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  39. In international law. The right of visit or visitation is the right of a cruiser or war-ship to stop a vessel sailing under another flag on the high seas, and send an officer to such vessel to ascertain whether her nationality is what it purports to be. It is exercisable only when suspicious circumstances attend the vessel to be visited; as when she is suspected of a piratical character. thelawdictionary.org
  40. viz'it, v.t. to go to see or inspect: to attend: enter, appear in: to call on: (B.) to reward or punish.--v.i. to be in the habit of seeing or meeting each other: to keep up acquaintance.--n. act of visiting or going to see.--adjs. VIS'ITABLE, subject to visitation: attractive to visitors; VIS'ITANT, paying visits, visiting.--n. one who visits: one who is a guest in the house of another: a migratory bird: one of an order of nuns founded by St Francis de Sales in 1610, also called Salesians, Order (also Nuns) of the Visitation--the order has done much in the education of young girls.--n. VISIT[=A]'TION, act of visiting: examination by authority: a dispensation, whether of divine favour or retribution: (rare) the object of a visit: the act of a naval commander in boarding the vessel of another state to ascertain her character and object: a visit of a herald to a district for the examination of its arms, pedigrees, &c.: an unusual and extensive irruption of a species of animals into another region: (eccles.) a festival to commemorate the visit of the Virgin Mary to Elizabeth, observed by the Roman and Greek Churches on 2d July.--adjs. VISIT[=A]T[=O]'RIAL, VISIT[=O]'RIAL.--n. VIS'ITING, the act of paying visits: prompting, influence.--adj. that which visits.--ns. VIS'ITING-BOOK, a book recording the names of persons who have called or are to be called on; VIS'ITING-CARD, a small card, on which the name, address, or title, may be printed, to be left in making calls or paying visits, and sometimes sent as an act of courtesy or in token of sympathy; VIS'ITING-DAY, a day on which one is at home or ready to receive callers; VIS'ITOR, -ER, one who visits, calls on, or makes a stay with a person: a person authorised to visit an institution to see that it is managed properly:--fem. VIS'ITRESS.--VISITATION OF THE SICK, an office in the Anglican Church, used for the spiritual benefit of the sick, provision being also made for special confession and absolution. [Fr. visiter--L. visit[=a]re, freq. of vis[)e]re, to go to see, visit--vid[=e]re, to see.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  41. Go, come, to see (person, place, &c., or abs.) as act of friendship or ceremony, on business, or from curiosity, as have never visited us, had no time to v. the Tower, hope to v. come; go, come, to see for purpose of official inspection or supervision or correction; (of disease, calamity, &c.) come upon, attack; (bibl.) punish (person, sin), comfort, bless, (person with salvation &c.). (N.) call on a person or at a place, temporary residence with person or at place, as was on a v. to some friends, paid him a long v., during his second v. to the East; formal or official call for purpose of inspection &c., as DOMICILIARY v., right of v. (see VISITATION). Hence visitable a. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  42. n. Act of visiting or going to see a person or thing; a brief stay of business, friendship, ceremony, curiosity, and the like;—act of going to view or inspect; official or formal in spection. Cabinet Dictionary

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