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 visit visit

noun

  • ( ) the act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time  ( visit )
    the act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time
     he dropped by for a visit
    he dropped by for a visit
  • ( ) a meeting arranged by the visitor to see someone (such as a doctor or lawyer) for treatment or advice  ( visit )
    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
    he scheduled a visit to the dentist
  • ( ) the act of visiting in an official capacity (as for an inspection)  ( visit )
    the act of visiting in an official capacity (as for an inspection)
  • a temporary stay (e.g., as a guest)  ( sojourn, visit )
    a temporary stay (e.g., as a guest)
  • the act of going to see some person in a professional capacity  ( visit )
    the act of going to see some person in a professional capacity
     a visit to the dentist
    a visit to the dentist
  • verb

  • ( ) go to see a place, as for entertainment  ( see, visit )
    go to see a place, as for entertainment
     We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning
    We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning
  • ( ) go to certain places as for sightseeing  ( travel to, visit )
    go to certain places as for sightseeing
     Did you ever visit Paris?
    Did you ever visit Paris?
  • ( ) pay a brief visit  ( call, call in, visit )
    pay a brief visit
     The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens
    The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens
  • ( ) come to see in an official or professional capacity  ( inspect, visit )
    come to see in an official or professional capacity
     The governor visited the prison
    The governor visited the prison
     The grant administrator visited the laboratory
    The grant administrator visited the laboratory
  • ( ) impose something unpleasant  ( bring down, impose, inflict, visit )
    impose something unpleasant
     The principal visited his rage on the students
    The principal visited his rage on the students
  • ( ) talk socially without exchanging too much information  ( chaffer, chat, chatter, chew the fat, chit-chat, chitchat, claver, confab, confabulate, gossip, jaw, natter, shoot the breeze, visit )
    talk socially without exchanging too much information
     the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze
    the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze
  • assail  ( visit )
    assail
     He was visited with a terrible illness that killed him quickly
    He was visited with a terrible illness that killed him quickly
  • stay with as a guest  ( visit )
    stay with as a guest
     Every summer, we visited our relatives in the country for a month
    Every summer, we visited our relatives in the country for a month


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