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Meaning & Definition of Visit in English

English

Visit

/vɪzɪt/

noun

1. The act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time

  • "He dropped by for a visit"
    synonym:
  • visit

2. 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"
    synonym:
  • visit

3. The act of visiting in an official capacity (as for an inspection)

    synonym:
  • visit

4. The act of going to see some person in a professional capacity

  • "A visit to the dentist"
    synonym:
  • visit

5. A temporary stay (e.g., as a guest)

    synonym:
  • sojourn
  • ,
  • visit

verb

1. Go to see a place, as for entertainment

  • "We went to see the eiffel tower in the morning"
    synonym:
  • visit
  • ,
  • see

2. Go to certain places as for sightseeing

  • "Did you ever visit paris?"
    synonym:
  • travel to
  • ,
  • visit

3. Pay a brief visit

  • "The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens"
    synonym:
  • visit
  • ,
  • call in
  • ,
  • call

4. Come to see in an official or professional capacity

  • "The governor visited the prison"
  • "The grant administrator visited the laboratory"
    synonym:
  • visit
  • ,
  • inspect

5. Impose something unpleasant

  • "The principal visited his rage on the students"
    synonym:
  • inflict
  • ,
  • bring down
  • ,
  • visit
  • ,
  • impose

6. Talk socially without exchanging too much information

  • "The men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
    synonym:
  • chew the fat
  • ,
  • shoot the breeze
  • ,
  • chat
  • ,
  • confabulate
  • ,
  • confab
  • ,
  • chitchat
  • ,
  • chit-chat
  • ,
  • chatter
  • ,
  • chaffer
  • ,
  • natter
  • ,
  • gossip
  • ,
  • jaw
  • ,
  • claver
  • ,
  • visit

7. Stay with as a guest

  • "Every summer, we visited our relatives in the country for a month"
    synonym:
  • visit

8. Assail

  • "He was visited with a terrible illness that killed him quickly"
    synonym:
  • visit

Examples of using

May I visit you tomorrow?
Midnight! -- says this Hungarian tourist. It's time to visit the Eiffel Tower.
I'm going to visit Tom.