Verb: visit vi-zit
Noun: visit vi-zit
- Go to see a place, as for entertainment
"We went to visit the Eiffel Tower in the morning";
- Go to a certain place as for sightseeing
"Did you ever visit Paris?";
- travel to
- Pay a brief visit
"The mayor likes to visit on some of the prominent citizens";
- call in, call
- Come to see in an official or professional capacity
"The grant administrator visited the laboratory"; "The governor visited the prison";
- Make (someone) do something unpleasant
"The principal visited his rage on the students";
- inflict, bring down, impose, obtrude
- Talk socially without exchanging too much information
"the men were sitting in the cafe and visiting";
- chew the fat, shoot the breeze [N. Amer], chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, claver [UK, dialect], gas, gab
- Stay with as a guest
"Every summer, we visited our relatives in the country for a month"
"He was visited with a terrible illness that killed him quickly"
- The act of going to see some person, place or thing for a short time
"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
"he scheduled a visit to the dentist"
- The act of visiting in an official capacity (as for an inspection)
- The act of going to see some person in a professional capacity
"a visit to the dentist"
- A temporary stay (e.g., as a guest)
Derived forms: visited, visits, visiting
Type of: abide [archaic], afflict, bide [archaic], coming together, communicate, converse, discourse, get together, intercommunicate, jaunt, meet, meeting, smite, stay, tour, travel, trip
Encyclopedia: Visit, board, search, and seizure