the act of visiting.
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.
a visit for the purpose of making an official examination or inspection, as of a bishop to a diocese.
(usually initial capital letter) the visit of the Virgin Mary to her cousin Elizabeth. Luke 1:36–56.
(initial capital letter) a church festival, held on July 2, in commemoration of this visit.
the administration of comfort or aid, or of affliction or punishment:
a visitation of the plague.
an affliction or punishment, as from God.
the appearance or coming of a supernatural influence or spirit.
an official call or visit for the purpose of inspecting or examining an institution, esp such a visit made by a bishop to his diocese
a visiting of punishment or reward from heaven
any disaster or catastrophe: a visitation of the plague
an appearance or arrival of a supernatural being
any call or visit
(informal) an unduly prolonged social call
the visit made by the Virgin Mary to her cousin Elizabeth (Luke 1:39–56)
the Church festival commemorating this, held on July 2
a religious order of nuns, the Order of the Visitation, founded in 1610 by St Francis of Sales and dedicated to contemplation and the cultivation of humility, gentleness, and sisterly love
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
verb (used without object), visualized, visualizing. 1. to recall or form mental images or pictures. verb (used with object), visualized, visualizing. 2. to make visual or visible. 3. to form a mental image of. 4. to make perceptible to the mind or imagination. verb 1. to form a mental image of (something incapable of being […]