HyperDic: visit

English > 13 senses of the word visit:
NOUNactvisitthe act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time
groupvisita meeting arranged by the visitor to see someone (such as a doctor or lawyer) for treatment or advice
actvisitthe act of visiting in an official capacity (as for an inspection)
actvisitthe act of going to see some person in a professional capacity
actvisit, sojourna temporary stay (e.g., as a guest / guest)
VERBsocialvisit, seego to see a place, as for entertainment
motionvisit, travel togo to certain places as for sightseeing
socialvisit, call in, callpay a brief visit
motionvisit, inspectcome to see in an official or professional capacity
communicationvisit, inflict, bring down, imposeimpose something unpleasant
communicationvisit, chew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, clavertalk socially without exchanging too much information
stativevisitstay with as a guest
changevisitassail
visit > pronunciation
Soundsvih'zaht; vih'ziht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
acquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > visit: 13 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time.
Example"he dropped by for a visit"
NarrowercallA brief social visit
site visitA visit in an official capacity to examine a site to determine its suitability for some enterprise / enterprise
visitationAn official visit for inspection or supervision
visitingThe activity of making visits
Broadermeeting, coming together, congressThe act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman
Spanishvisita
Catalanvisita
Verbsvisitpay a brief visit
English > visit: 13 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA meeting arranged by the visitor to see someone (such as a doctor or lawyer) for treatment or advice.
Example"he scheduled a visit to the dentist"
Broadermeeting, get togetherA small informal social gathering
Spanishvisita
Catalanvisita
Verbsvisitcome to see in an official or professional capacity
English > visit: 13 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of visiting in an official capacity (as for an inspection).
Narrowerflying visitA visit that last for only a very short time
Broadermeeting, coming together, congressThe act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman
Spanishvisita
Catalanvisita
English > visit: 13 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of going to see some person in a professional capacity.
Example"a visit to the dentist"
NarrowercallA visit in an official or professional capacity
Broadermeeting, coming together, congressThe act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman
English > visit: 13 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningA temporary stay (e.g., as a guest / guest).
Synonymsojourn
BroaderstayContinuing or remaining in a place or state
Spanishestadía, estancia, visita
Catalanestada, estància, sojorn, visita
Verbsvisitstay with as a guest
English > visit: 13 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningGo to see a place, as for entertainment.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsee
Narrowertake inVisit for entertainment
Broadertourmake a tour of a certain place
Similar toseeGo to see for a social visit
Spanishver, visitar
Catalanveure, visitar
Nounsvisitor, visitantsomeone who visits
English > visit: 13 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaninggo to certain places as for sightseeing.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Did you ever visit Paris?"
Synonymtravel to
Narrowerfrequent, hauntBe a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place
sightseevisit famous or interesting sights
Broadertravel, trip, jauntmake a trip for pleasure
Spanishvisitar
Catalanvisitar
Nounsvisitingthe activity of making visits
visitorsomeone who visits
English > visit: 13 senses > verb 3, social
Meaningpay a brief visit.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelSam cannot visit Sue
Synonymscall in, call
Entailed bysend inGive one's name or calling card to a servant when making a formal visit
Narrowerdrop by, drop in, come byVisit informally and spontaneously
seeGo to see for professional or business reasons
seeGo to see for a social visit
Broadermeet, get togetherget together socially or for a specific purpose
Similar tocallmake a stop in a harbour
Spanishcumplimentar, hacer venir, visitar
Catalanvisitar
Nounsvisitthe act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time
visitor, visitantsomeone who visits
English > visit: 13 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningCome to see in an official or professional capacity.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "The governor visited the prison"
  • "The grant administrator visited the laboratory"
Synonyminspect
Spanishinspeccionar, registrar, visitar
Catalaninspeccionar, registrar, visitar
Nounsvisita meeting arranged by the visitor to see someone (such as a doctor or lawyer) for treatment or advice
visitationan official visit for inspection or supervision
visitorsomeone who visits
English > visit: 13 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningimpose something unpleasant.
PatternSomebody ----s something on somebody
Example"The principal visited his rage on the students"
Synonymsinflict, bring down, impose
Narrowerclampimpose or inflict forcefully
foistTo force onto another
giveinflict as a punishment
intrude, obtrudethrust oneself in as if by force
order, prescribe, dictateissue commands or orders for
Broadercommunicate, intercommunicatetransmit thoughts or feelings
Spanishcargar, imponer, infligir, inflingir
Catalanimposar, infligir
Nounsvisitationan annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event
English > visit: 13 senses > verb 6, communication
Meaningtalk socially without exchanging too much information.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue visit; Sam cannot visit Sue
Synonymschew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, claver
Narrowershmooze, shmoose, schmooze, schmoose, jawbonetalk / talk idly or casually and in a friendly way
Broaderconverse, discoursecarry on a conversation
Spanishcharlar, chatear, chat, chismear, confabularse, cotillear, garlar, parlar, parlotear, platicar, visitar
Catalanconfabular-se, conversar, fer un xat, garlar, parlotejar, petar, visitar, xafardejar, xarrar, xatejar, xerrar
Nounsvisitorsomeone who visits
English > visit: 13 senses > verb 7, stative
MeaningStay with as a guest.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"Every summer, we visited our relatives in the country for a month"
Broaderbide, abide, stayDwell
Spanishvisitar
Catalanvisitar
Nounsvisita temporary stay (e.g., as a guest / guest)
visitorsomeone who visits
English > visit: 13 senses > verb 8, change
Meaningassail.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"He was visited with a terrible illness that killed him quickly"
Broaderafflict, smiteCause physical pain or suffering in
Spanishacometer
Nounsvisitationany disaster or catastrophe

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