1: the act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time; "he dropped by for a 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"
3: the act of visiting in an official capacity (as for an inspection)
4: the act of going to see some person in a professional capacity; "a visit to the dentist"
5: a temporary stay (e.g., as a guest) [syn: sojourn]
1: visit a place, as for entertainment; "We went to see the
Eiffel Tower in the morning" [syn: see]
2: go to certain places as for sightseeing; "Did you ever visit Paris?" [syn: travel to]
3: pay a brief visit; "The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens" [syn: call in, call]
4: come to see in an official or professional capacity; "The governor visited the prison"; "The grant administrator visited the laboratory" [syn: inspect]
5: impose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students" [syn: inflict, bring down, impose]
6: talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze" [syn: chew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, claver]
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"
Adjacent words: visible speech | visibleness | visibly | Visigoth | vision | vision defect | visionary | visit | visitant | visitation | visitation rights | visiting | visiting card | visiting fireman | visiting nurse | visiting professor