visit meaning

EN[ˈvɪzɪt] [-ɪzɪt]
  • A visit is where a person, or people, goes to either see someone or a place. It can refer to many things:
  • 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:
  • Constable Visit, a fictional character from the Discworld novels by Terry Pratchett
  • In computer science:
  • VisIt, interactive parallel visualization and analysis software
  • In marketing:
  • Visit (internet), measures an individual's first request for a page on a firm’s server

    Definition of visit in English Dictionary

  • 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
                      • Passholders can visit the theme park all year round.
                      • On our last visit to Tokyo, we went to Chiyoda ward and visited the Emperor's palace. ‎
                      • Part of what I feel in this city is solastalgia, not so much for buildings as for the routines I established around those buildings: the walk to visit friends in the CBD, the stroll to the cinema.
                    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                      • Visit the website for a sneak peek of their new movie.
                      • Visiting Africa opened my eyes to what it is like living without clean water.
                    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                      • They bent over backwards to make sure everything was just right for the visit.
                      • John will be at our service for the duration of the visit.
                      • He took advantage of the swimming pool every day of his visit.
                  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                    1. Nouns
                      • Countable nouns
                      • Verbs
                        • Intransitive verbs
                          • Transitive verbs
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                        Source: Wiktionary

                        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.
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                        Definiteness: Level 9
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