Meaning of VISIT in English


■ verb ( ~s , ~ing , ~ed )

1》 go to see and spend some time with (someone) socially or as a guest.

↘go to see and spend time in (a place) as a tourist or guest.

2》 go to see for a purpose, such as to give professional advice.

↘access and view (a website or web page).

↘(of God) come to in order to bring comfort or salvation.

3》 (with reference to something harmful or unpleasant) inflict or be inflicted on someone.

↘ archaic punish.

4》 (usu. ~ with ) N. Amer. informal chat.

■ noun

1》 an act of ~ing.

↘a temporary stay at a place.

2》 N. Amer. a chat.


~able adjective

~ing adjective


ME: from OFr. ~er or L. ~are 'go to see'.

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