Adjective "visit" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


Go to see and spend time with (someone) socially.
  1. no object 'he went out to visit with his pals'
  2. 'Yesterday was spent visiting my family and it was very warm and relaxing.'
  3. 'Following the evening sessions, there was a Cafe opened in the fellowship hall so that everyone could have a light meal and spend time visiting old friends, and making new ones.'
  4. 'She and her brother Joe, 25, were visiting Anna who was spending a gap year there.'
  5. 'All spent idyllic summers visiting their widowed grandmother, Emma Darwin, at Down House, the old homestead in the Kent countryside.'
  6. 'It is the first time Sue has been back to the UK since moving away and she will be spending two weeks visiting old friends and sight-seeing.'
  7. 'Shannon is at her grandmothers and Chris is visiting his brother at college.'
  8. 'The girl said she had spent the evening visiting friends in the Holme Wood area of Bradford, before she had gone to get a bus home at 9.45 pm.'
  9. 'The tree house is a favorite gathering spot for informal meetings, relaxing visits with friends, and star gazing at night.'
  10. 'He spent his second month visiting friends and family in the United Arab Emirates.'
  11. 'I told him I just wanted him to stay in touch, visit us now and then, and return my phone calls.'
  12. 'Georgie rode out to visit with Tess, though I'm sure she'll come by to visit you and Olivia, as well.'
  13. 'She plans to spend her retirement visiting her son and grandson in Durham and sightseeing around the countryside.'
  14. 'I spent Christmas week visiting my daughter in Birmingham.'
  15. no object 'I don't live here—I'm only visiting'
  16. 'Chan plays a Chinese tourist visiting family in New York.'
  17. 'Reports in South Korea have suggested In Hea Song, 22, and Hyo Jung Jin, 21, had both stayed in a house rented out to visiting Korean students.'
  18. 'Last week, one of my friends from Chicago came to visit me here in Pohang, where I stay.'
  19. 'Two weeks and nine tubs of paint later we still hadn't finished and had an unexpected party of seventeen guests visiting us from abroad for the weekend.'
  20. 'He said he was coming back from a weekend visiting his wife and child, who were staying at her brother's house in the Finger Lakes.'
  21. 'He also built a guest house for visiting scientists and hosted such notables as Albert Einstein, Niels Bohr, and Enrico Fermi.'
  22. 'Currently I am visiting friends here in Indonesia and staying on a tourist visa for 60 days.'
  23. 'From that Christmas, Jonathan promised to visit Perry and stay with him in his Ghana home for the festive season.'
  24. 'Everyone is wished a safe and enjoyable holiday this week-end, and those visiting us have a great time during your stay.'
  25. 'A number of people were on holidays from overseas visiting their families here for the Easter break'
  26. 'The firm offers such basic help as assistance with buying a suit and advice on how to visit the dentist.'
  27. 'A health professional, who recently visited the island, told the Australian Financial Review that circumstances were beyond belief.'
  28. 'She is also a part-time professional visiting lecturer responsible for teaching property law and practice to post-graduate trainee solicitors.'
  29. 'Victoria has already organised for a professional artist to visit her convention to demonstrate how to customise a pony.'
  30. 'My advice is to visit an immunologist, who can ask you more questions about how the twins feel, and can look for signs of an allergy.'
  31. 'But men who are reluctant to see their GP about ‘normal’ balding can soothe their distress by visiting a trichologist for advice and treatment.'
  32. 'And the Halls have been stopped from visiting the nearby hotel when it too received warnings.'
  33. 'If ulcers do not recur neither do ulcer perforation or bleeding; quality of life increases, sick leave decreases, and less money is spent on visiting the doctor and drugs.'
  34. 'For this reason, pollination can often fail and the seed not set, due to the fact that the specific pollinator has not visited the plant.'
  35. 'The 19-year-old spent a year visiting doctors for treatment for a stomach ache before they finally discovered last month that he had terminal liver cancer.'
  36. 'there was nothing to do but visit with one another'
  37. 'We're visiting with Andy Griffith and Don Knotts, traveling Memory Lane with two of the giants.'
  38. 'The chief prosecutor said he had seen no sign of torture in his visits with the defendants.'
  39. 'However, if he's using that phrase while visiting with newspaper editors it's a core part of his message.'
  40. 'No. He's got a small cell that he stays in when he's not visiting with people.'
  41. 'Grandma and Grandpa would pick a nice parking place on the street and sit there all evening visiting with friends and neighbors.'
  42. 'This afternoon while R. visited with some friends in the kitchen, I polished silver.'
  43. 'Don Hewitt, as always, a great pleasure visiting with you.'
  44. 'I had a wonderful day on Saturday visiting with old friends and new ones.'
  45. 'I spent a great day yesterday visiting with old friends in two different shifts.'
  46. 'In the bar, before dinner, we visited with a variety of people.'
  47. 'Give Cold Steel a call or visit their Website for more details on the new Laredo Bowie.'
  48. 'Ensure that your Operating System is up to date by visiting the Windows Update web site on a regular basis.'
  49. 'You can then maintain email contact and remind him or her to visit your website again.'
  50. 'In a different context, it is also used to indicate a software which visits web sites and collects email addresses to be used for sending unsolicited bulk email.'
  51. 'The URL for the unprotected page could be determined by visiting a Dealerskins-hosted website and viewing the HTML source code - a simple matter in most browsers.'
  52. 'For more info on Windows Embedded technology, visit the Microsoft web site.'
  53. 'I visited the Microsoft download web site in search of Media Player 9, and I found these comments.'
  54. 'The software giant has admitted that an attacker might be able to run malware of his choice simply by tricking a victim into visiting a maliciously constructed Web site.'
  55. 'If the Trojan horse determines you are visiting a hardcore website it then downloads code which redirects the browser to another pornographic site.'
  56. 'Microsoft stole AOL's crown as the most visited Website destination for home surfers in August.'
  57. 'He shall visit earth in mercy'
  58. 'One night in this time of misery a god visited the man in a dream and told him to await the arrival of a very wise individual, who would come to the island.'
  59. 'Imagine Almighty God visiting the earth and requiring a visa!'
  60. 'She was unsure of why the goddess had visited her - but she knew that she had to keep on moving.'
  61. 'Angels of the Lord visited her, commanding her to return to Adam, and she refused.'
Inflict (something harmful or unpleasant) on someone.
  1. 'The tragedy which was visited upon Jim Watt was not of his own making.'
  2. 'We believe that we should have equality of opportunity in New Zealand and that disadvantage should not be visited upon a single group.'
  3. 'People still believed they could reverse the horrifying melange of famine and fever that had been visited upon them in 1846.'
  4. 'We believe all this human suffering has been visited upon us to excite our religious imagination, to sharpen our intellect and our moral response.'
  5. 'The sins of the fathers were being visited upon them and they were determined not to commit the same sins which, in their turn, would be visited upon their sons.'
  6. 'Now those costs of training, the costs of recruitment, the costs of advertising, may be visited upon employees who deceitfully lie in their CVs.'
  7. 'They were not to know that two years later, a similar fate would be visited upon them.'
  8. 'Zimbabwe's beleaguered population could be forgiven for wondering how many more plagues are to be visited upon them.'
  9. 'And yet, we are taught that the sins of parents cannot be visited upon children.'
  10. 'The loss of a comrade in battle or death of a relative as a result of blockade or bombing often causes real bitterness which may be visited upon enemies who could have had no hand in the original act.'
  11. 'they were visited with epidemics of a strange disease'
  12. 'offences were visited with the loss of eyes or ears'


An act of going to see a person or place as a guest, tourist, etc.
  1. 'a visit to the doctor'
  2. 'Unfeeling officials pay her a visit and briefly explain the details.'
  3. 'Use local directories to find the suppliers close to you and pay them a visit.'
  4. 'If you want a intensely good view of the action, go pay him a visit.'
  5. 'Joao has lots of interesting posts transcribed from English-language sources so pay him a visit.'
  6. 'Yes the good doctor has been gracious enough to pay me a visit tonight.'
  7. 'Here comes too much peace and quiet, while we wait for our demons to shake off their hangovers and pay us a visit.'
  8. 'The visit on Tuesday, June 10, marks British Tourism Day, which will see nine members of the Royal Family taking part in tourist visits.'
  9. 'If you have lost your pet recently, please pay us a visit, your dog may be here at Manchester Dogs' Home waiting to be claimed.'
  10. 'One night my mother must have arranged to pay her a visit, but must have been unable to arrange for someone to look after me, so had to take me with her.'
  11. 'It's a little empty at the moment, but pay him a visit anyway.'
  12. 'I have an apartment where I stay during my visits to Sofia and I give employment to more than 40 people around the country.'
  13. 'Ilandere had become accepted as part of the winter household, as lots of nobles stay for extended visits at each other's mansions.'
  14. 'She has often arranged visits or extended stays on location to immerse herself in a particular place, like Newfoundland, Tuscany, the Orkney Islands or Japan.'
  15. 'Hawkes Bay was a really nice place, and being only 4 hours from Wellington, I can potentially see some future weekend visits to stay there and see more of what it has to offer.'
  16. 'It was in these dormer bedrooms that Alan Crawford and his family stayed during their weekend visits.'
  17. 'I was at first seduced by the usual friendly warmth I encountered, but after many visits and stays of several months, I have lost patience.'
  18. 'It was meant to be a temporary visit, but Tokyo broke its promise, and said they were not going back.'
  19. 'A few years later, Esther made her first visit to France and stayed a few days with some French friends of mine.'
  20. 'The stay was a transit visit of less than 72 hours that did not require an entry visa.'
  21. 'Better keep your friend and your roots for wonderful visits, and stay where you already have not only friends but also your network of casual acquaintances - your world.'
  22. 'a telephone visit'

More definitions

1. to go to and stay with (a person or family) or at (a place) for a short time for reasons of sociability, politeness, business, curiosity, etc.: to visit a friend; to visit clients; to visit Paris.

2. to stay with as a guest.

3. to come or go to: to visit a church for prayer.

4. to go to for the purpose of official inspection or examination: a general visiting his troops.

5. to come to in order to comfort or aid: to visit the sick.

6. to come upon; ass

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be visit before places."

"places can be visit in/at/on times."

"representatives can be visit in/at/on weekends."

"popes can be visit during heats."

"people can be visit in/at/on times."

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Middle English: from Old French visiter or Latin visitare ‘go to see’, frequentative of visare ‘to view’, from videre ‘to see’.