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.
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)
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 […]
verb (used with object), revitalized, revitalizing. 1. to give new life to. 2. to give new vitality or vigor to. verb 1. (transitive) to restore vitality or animation to