verb (used with object)
to go to and stay with (a person or family) or at (a place) for a short time for reasons of sociability, politeness, business, curiosity, etc.:
to visit a friend; to visit clients; to visit Paris.
to stay with as a guest.
to come or go to:
to visit a church for prayer.
to go to for the purpose of official inspection or examination:
a general visiting his troops.
to come to in order to comfort or aid:
to visit the sick.
to come upon; assail; afflict:
The plague visited London in 1665.
to cause trouble, suffering, etc., to come to:
to visit him with sorrows.
to access, as a website.
to inflict, as punishment, vengeance, etc. (often followed by on or upon).
verb (used without object)
to make a visit.
to talk or chat casually:
to visit on the phone with a friend.
to inflict punishment.
the act of or an instance of visiting:
a nice, long visit.
a chat or talk:
We had a good visit on the way back from the grocery store.
a call paid to a person, family, etc.
a stay or sojourn as a guest.
an official inspection or examination.
the act of an officer of a belligerent nation in boarding a vessel in order to ascertain the nature of its cargo, its nationality, etc.:
the right of visit and search.
to visit again
to re-examine (a topic or theme) after an interval, with a view to making a fresh appraisal
verb -its, -iting, -ited
to go or come to see (a person, place, etc)
to stay with (someone) as a guest
to go or come to (an institution, place, etc) for the purpose of inspecting or examining
(transitive) (of a disease, disaster, etc) to assail; afflict
(transitive; foll by upon or on) to inflict (punishment, etc): the judge visited his full anger upon the defendant
(archaic) (transitive) usually foll by with. to afflict or plague (with punishment, etc)
(often foll by with) (US & Canadian, informal) to chat or converse (with someone)
the act or an instance of visiting
a stay as a guest
a professional or official call
a formal call for the purpose of inspection or examination
(international law) the right of an officer of a belligerent state to stop and search neutral ships in war to verify their nationality and ascertain whether they carry contraband: the right of visit and search
(US & Canadian, informal) a friendly talk or chat
see: pay a call (visit)
noun 1. the act of visiting. 2. a formal visit, as one permitted by a court’s granting of visitation rights or by parents invited to a school to observe the work of students. 3. a visit for the purpose of making an official examination or inspection, as of a bishop to a diocese. 4. (usually […]
verb (used with object) 1. to go to and stay with (a person or family) or at (a place) for a short time for reasons of sociability, politeness, business, curiosity, etc.: to visit a friend; to visit clients; to visit Paris. 2. to stay with as a guest. 3. to come or go to: to […]
verb (used with object), revised, revising. 1. to amend or alter: to revise one’s opinion. 2. to alter something already written or printed, in order to make corrections, improve, or update: to revise a manuscript. 3. British. to review (previously studied materials) in preparation for an examination. noun 4. an act of revising. 5. a […]
adjective 1. pertaining to or for the purpose of revision. adjective 1. of, relating to, or having the power to revise