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visit meaning

EN[ˈvɪzɪt]
US
WVisit
  • A visit is where a person, or people, goes to either see someone or a place.
  • a visitation
  • a state visit
  • a conjugal visit
  • Visit may also refer to:
  • US-VISIT, a U.S. immigration and border management system
  • In fiction:
  • NounPLvisits
    1. A single act of visiting.
      1. There was some laughter, and Roddle was left free to expand his ideas on the periodic visits of cowboys to the town. “Mason Rickets, he had ten big punkins a-sittin' in front of his store, an' them fellers from the Upside-down-F ranch shot 'em up […].”
    2. (medicine, insurance) A meeting with a doctor at their surgery or the doctor's at one's home.
    3. VerbSGvisitsPRvisitingPT, PPvisited
      1. VT Of God: to appear to (someone) to comfort, bless, or chastise or punish them. (Now generally merged into later senses, below.).
        1. VT To habitually go to (someone in distress, sickness etc.) to comfort them. (Now generally merged into later senses, below.).
          1. VT VI To go and meet (a person) as an act of friendliness or sociability.
            1. VT (now rare) To punish, to inflict harm upon (someone or something).
              1. VT Of a sickness, misfortune etc.: to afflict (someone).
                1. VT To inflict punishment, vengeance for (an offense) on or upon someone.
                  1. VT To go to (a shrine, temple etc.) for worship. (Now generally merged into later senses, below.).
                    1. VT To go to (a place) for pleasure, on an errand, etc.
                      1. Nothing was too small to receive attention, if a supervising eye could suggest improvements likely to conduce to the common welfare. Mr. Gordon Burnage, for instance, personally visited dust-bins and back premises, accompanied by a sort of village bailiff, going his round like a commanding officer doing billets.
                  2. More Examples
                    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                      • “I have visited my quarters, and find them very comfortable. [ …] Steerage is like everything else maritime [ …] vastly improved since Robert Louis Stevenson took his trip third class to New York.”
                      • What did Nixon's visit to China implicate for Russia? ‎
                      • I visited my mom for a month, and she managed to fatten me up 20 pounds.
                    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                      • Visiting Africa opened my eyes to what it is like living without clean water.
                      • Visit the website for a sneak peek of their new movie.
                    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                      • As one teacher, first-generation college-goer herself, argued, I know kids go on college visits.
                      • He took advantage of the swimming pool every day of his visit.
                      • John will be at our service for the duration of the visit.

                  Meaning of visit for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "visit" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
                  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                    1. Nouns
                      • Countable nouns
                      • Verbs
                        • Intransitive verbs
                          • Transitive verbs
                        Difficultness: Level 1
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                        Definiteness: Level 9
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