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Visit (third-person singular simple present Visits, present participle Visiting, simple past and past participle Visited)

  1. (transitive) To go and meet (a person) or see (a place).
  2. (transitive) To inflict (a punishment etc.)
  3. (transitive) To avenge (an offense) by inflicting a punishment etc.
  4. (intransitive) To make a visit.


Visit (plural Visits)
  1. A single act of visiting.
  2. (medicine, insurance) A meeting with a doctor at their surgery or the doctor's at one's home.

Adjectives for Visit

delightful; dramatic; ultimate; surreptitious; unlooked-for; flying; proffered; cordial; doubtful; courteous; unceremonious; yearly; imperial; casual; frequent (pi) ; distinguished; intended; transient; extraordinary; dreaded; volunteered; ill-timed; agreeable; unavailing; momentous; intemperate; meditated; unwelcome; gentle; prolonged; approaching; parochial; wonted; flying; last-mentioned; hurried; occasional; untimely; perfunctory; domiciliary; impending; stated; cool; comfortable; quiet; happy; pleasant; well-rounded.

Verbs for Visit

abbreviate—; alternate—; cancel—; close—; conclude—; curtail—; defer—; depart on—; draw out—; extend—; plan—; pro¬long—; protract—; reciprocate—; resume—; return—; season—; schedule—; terminate—; welcome—; —delights; —wearies.

Adverbs for Visit

habitually; customarily; traditionally; periodically; seasonally; surreptitiously; cordially; courteously; ceremoniously; annually; imperially; agreeably; momentously; intemperately.

Derived terms

conjugal visit; flying visit; visitation; visitor;


visitation, visitor, admit, affect, afflict, appear, assail, assister, attack, attend, avenge, barge in, be admitted, be at, be closeted with, be present at, befall, bother, break in, breeze in, burst in, bust in, call, call on, call upon, catch, causerie, chat, chin, colloque, come barging in, come breezing in, come busting in, come by, come in, come over, come to, coze, cozy chat, creep in, cross the threshold, crowd in, descend upon, do, drop in, drop in on, duty visit, edge in, enter, fall upon, force, formal visit, frequent, friendly chat, gain admittance, gam, get in, go in, go into, go to, gossip, have an entree, have an in, heart-to-heart talk, hie to, hop in, impose, inflict, insert, intrude, irrupt, jam in, jump in, little talk, look in, look on, look up, mad round, make conversation, make the scene, pack in, pain, pay a visit, pop in, prattle, press in, prittle-prattle, punish, push in, put in, repair to, required visit, reside, resort to, run in, scourge, see, seize, set foot in, show up, sit in, slip in, smite, social call, social round, social whirl, sojourn, squeeze in, stay, step in, stop, stop by, stop off, stop over, stopover, take in, talk, tarriance, tarry, tete-a-tete, thrust in, tittle-tattle, trouble, turn up, visitation, visiting, watch, wedge in, witness, work in, wreak, wreck, yarn


From Latin vīsitō, frequentative of vīsō (behold, survey), from videō (see).








  1. third-person singular present active indicative of vīsō