1. [ verb ] visit a place, as for entertainment
Synonyms: see

"We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning"

Related terms: tour take_in slum see visitor
2. [ verb ] (transportation) go to certain places as for sightseeing
Synonyms: travel_to

"Did you ever visit Paris?"

Related terms: travel frequent sightsee visitor
3. [ verb ] pay a brief visit
Synonyms: call call_in

"The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens"

Related terms: meet see see drop_by call visitor caller
4. [ noun ] the act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time

"he dropped by for a short visit"

Related terms: meeting call visiting call site_visit
5. [ noun ] 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"

Related terms: meeting
6. [ verb ] come to see in an official or professional capacity
Synonyms: inspect

"The governor visited the prison" "The grant administrator visited the laboratory"

Related terms: inspection
7. [ noun ] (housing) brief residence as a guest

"a wekend visit with friends"

Related terms: meeting sojourn call visiting call site_visit
8. [ verb ] impose something unpleasant
Synonyms: inflict impose bring_down

: "The principal visited his rage on the students"

Related terms: communicate order clamp give intrude foist infliction imposition
9. [ verb ] talk socially without exchanging too much information
Synonyms: chat jaw chatter gossip claver chitchat chaffer natter confab chew_the_fat shoot_the_breeze confabulate

"the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"

Related terms: converse shmooze visitor chitchat chatterer chat
10. [ noun ] the act of visiting in an official capacity (as for an inspection)
Related terms: meeting
11. [ verb ] assail

"He was visited with a terrible illness that killed him quickly"

Related terms: afflict visitation
12. [ verb ] stay with as a guest

"Every summer, we visited our relatives in the country for a month"

Related terms: bide sojourn
13. [ noun ] (housing) a temporary stay (e.g., as a guest)
Synonyms: sojourn
Related terms: stay arrest
14. [ noun ] an official visit for inspection or supervision
Synonyms: visitation

"the commissioner made visitations to all the precinct stations" "the recent visitation of the bishop to his diocese"

Related terms: examination site_visit
Similar spelling:   vista