v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Visited; p. pr. & vb. n. Visiting.]
1.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.
2.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.
3.(Script.) 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.
[God] hath visited and redeemed his people.
- Like i. 68.
v. i.1.To make a visit or visits; to maintain visiting relations; to practice calling on others.
n.1.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.
2.The act of going to view or inspect; an official or formal inspection; examination; visitation; as, the visit of a trustee or inspector.
Right of visit
(Internat. Law) the right of visitation. See Visitation, 4.
Noun1.visit - the act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time; "he dropped by for a visit"
2.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"
3.visit - the act of visiting in an official capacity (as for an inspection)
4.visit - the act of going to see some person in a professional capacity; "a visit to the dentist"
5.visit - a temporary stay (e.g., as a guest)
Synonyms: sojourn
Verb1.visit - visit a place, as for entertainment; "We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning"
Synonyms: see
2.visit - go to certain places as for sightseeing; "Did you ever visit Paris?"
Synonyms: travel to
3.visit - pay a brief visit; "The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens"
Synonyms: call in, call
4.visit - come to see in an official or professional capacity; "The governor visited the prison"; "The grant administrator visited the laboratory"
Synonyms: inspect
5.visit - impose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students"
6.visit - talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
7.visit - stay with as a guest; "Every summer, we visited our relatives in the country for a month"
8.visit - assail; "He was visited with a terrible illness that killed him quickly"
(programming)visit - To process a node while traversing a graph.
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