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Noun: visiting  vi-zi-ting
  1. The activity of making visits
    "the purpose was to promote homes, clubs, visiting, and other services"
Verb: visit  vi-zit
  1. Go to see a place, as for entertainment
    "We went to visit the Eiffel Tower in the morning";
    - see
     
  2. Go to a certain place as for sightseeing
    "Did you ever visit Paris?";
    - travel to
     
  3. Pay a brief visit
    "The mayor likes to visit on some of the prominent citizens";
    - call in, call
     
  4. Come to see in an official or professional capacity
    "The grant administrator visited the laboratory"; "The governor visited the prison";
    - inspect
     
  5. Make (someone) do something unpleasant
    "The principal visited his rage on the students";
    - inflict, bring down, impose, obtrude
     
  6. 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
     
  7. Stay with as a guest
    "Every summer, we visited our relatives in the country for a month"
     
  8. Assail
    "He was visited with a terrible illness that killed him quickly"

Derived forms: visitings

Type of: abide [archaic], afflict, bide [archaic], communicate, converse, discourse, get together, intercommunicate, jaunt, meet, smite, stay, tour, travel, trip, visit

Encyclopedia: Visit, board, search, and seizure