What is the meaning of visit?


  • The act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time.
    • usage: "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.
    • usage: "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.
    • usage: "a visit to the dentist"
  • A temporary stay (e. G., as a guest.


  • Go to see a place, as for entertainment.
    • usage: "We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning"
  • Go to certain places as for sightseeing.
    • usage: "Did you ever visit Paris"
  • Pay a brief visit.
    • usage: "The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens"
  • Come to see in an official or professional capacity.
    • usage: "The governor visited the prison"; "The grant administrator visited the laboratory"
  • Impose something unpleasant.
    • usage: "The principal visited his rage on the students"
  • Talk socially without exchanging too much information.
    • usage: "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
  • Stay with as a guest.
    • usage: "Every summer, we visited our relatives in the country for a month"
  • Assail.
    • usage: "He was visited with a terrible illness that killed him quickly"
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APAWordNet. (2010). visit. Retrieved April 24, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/visit/definitions/1193936
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