Visit

  • 1 visit — n Visit, visitation, call are comparable when they mean a coming to stay with another, usually for a brief time, as a courtesy, an act of friendship, or a business or professional diity. Visit applies not only to such a stay with another {pay a… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 2 Visit — Vis it, n. [Cf. F. visite. See {Visit}, v. t., and cf. {Visite}.] 1. The act of visiting, or going to see a person or thing; a brief stay of business, friendship, ceremony, curiosity, or the like, usually longer than a call; as, a visit of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 visit — [viz′it] vt. [ME visiten < OFr visiter < L visitare, freq. < visere, to go to see < visus: see VISION] 1. to go or come to see (someone) out of friendship or for social reasons 2. to stay with as a guest for a time 3. to go or come to …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Visit — Vis it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Visited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Visiting}.] [F. visiter, L. visitare, fr. visere to go to see, to visit, fr. videre, visum to see. See {Vision.}] [1913 Webster] 1. To go or come to see, as for the purpose of friendship,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 visit — [n] social call upon another appointment, call, evening, holiday, interview, sojourn, stay, stop, stopover, talk, tarriance, vacation, visitation, weekend; concepts 226,227 visit [v1] be a guest of call, call on, chat, come around, come by,… …

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  • 6 visit on — ˈvisit on ˈvisit upon [transitive] usually passive [present tense I/you/we/they visit on he/she/it visits on present participle visiting on past tense …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 7 Visit — Vis it, v. i. To make a visit or visits; to maintain visiting relations; to practice calling on others. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Visit — (engl. „Besuch“) steht für: ein Visitenkartenporträt einen Internet Seitenabruf, siehe Unique Visit Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begrif …

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  • 9 visit — (v.) early 13c., come to (a person) to comfort or benefit, from O.Fr. visiter, from L. visitare to go to see, come to inspect, frequentative of visere behold, visit (a person or place), from pp. stem of videre to see, notice, observe (see VISION… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 visit — To visit with someone, i.e. pay them a brief call, is now regarded as an Americanism although it was current in Britain in the 19c, occurring for example in writings of Ruskin and George Eliot (Middlemarch, 1872) …

    Modern English usage

  • 11 visit — index appointment (meeting), attend (be present at), inhabit Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 visit — • visit, titt, påhälsning …

    Svensk synonymlexikon

  • 13 visit — ► VERB (visited, visiting) 1) go to see and spend time with (someone) socially or as a guest. 2) go to see and spend time in (a place) as a tourist or guest. 3) go to see for a purpose. 4) (with reference to something harmful or unpleasant)… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 VisIt — Infobox Software name = VisIt caption = author = developer = Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory released = latest release version = 1.10 latest release date = September 2008 operating system = Unix/Linux, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows genre =… …

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  • 15 visit — vis|it1 W1S2 [ˈvızıt] v [Date: 1100 1200; : Old French; Origin: visiter, from Latin visitare, from visere to go to see , from videre; VISION] 1.) [I and T] to go and spend time in a place or with someone, especially for pleasure or interest ▪… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 visit — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ brief, fleeting (esp. BrE), flying (BrE), quick, short ▪ little ▪ I think it s time we paid him a little visit …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 visit */*/*/ — I UK [ˈvɪzɪt] / US verb Word forms visit : present tense I/you/we/they visit he/she/it visits present participle visiting past tense visited past participle visited 1) [intransitive/transitive] to go and see someone and spend some time with them… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 visit — vis|it1 [ vızıt ] verb *** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to go to see someone and spend some time with them: Lee wants to visit his mother in the hospital. I visit my family every year at Christmas. We only use this room when friends come to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 visit — 1 / vIzit/ verb 1 (I, T) to go and spend time in a place or with someone, especially for pleasure or interest: “Do you live here?” “No, we re just visiting”. | visit sth: We hope to visit the Grand Canyon on our trip. | visit sb: Aunt Jane… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 visit — I n. 1) to make, pay; schedule a visit to 2) to cancel; cut short a visit 3) a flying ( very short ); formal; friendly; informal; official; return; state; unscheduled; weekend visit 4) a visit to (this is my first visit to your country) 5) on a… …

    Combinatory dictionary