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visit

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)
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vis=it
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51 in 49 verses (in OT : 37 in 35 verses) (in NT : 14 in 14 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

visitv. t. [F. visiter, L. visitare, fr. visere to go to see, to visit, fr. videre, visum to see. See Vision.].
  •  To go or come to see, as for the purpose of friendship, business, curiosity, etc.; to attend; to call upon; as, the physician visits his patient.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To go or come to see for inspection, examination, correction of abuses, etc.; to examine, to inspect; as, a bishop visits his diocese; a superintendent visits persons or works under his charge.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To come to for the purpose of chastising, rewarding, comforting; to come upon with reward or retribution; to appear before or judge; as, to visit in mercy; to visit one in wrath.  [1913 Webster]
    "[God] hath visited and redeemed his people."  [1913 Webster]
visitv. i. 
     To make a visit or visits; to maintain visiting relations; to practice calling on others.  [1913 Webster]
visitn. [Cf. F. visite. See Visit, v. t., and cf. Visite.].
  •  The act of visiting, or going to see a person or thing; a brief stay of business, friendship, ceremony, curiosity, or the like, usually longer than a call; as, a visit of civility or respect; a visit to Saratoga; the visit of a physician.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The act of going to view or inspect; an official or formal inspection; examination; visitation; as, the visit of a trustee or inspector.  [1913 Webster]
Right of visit (Internat. Law), the right of visitation. See Visitation, 4.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

visit, v. & n.
--v. (visited, visiting)
1 a tr. (also absol.) go or come to see (a person, place, etc.) as an act of friendship or ceremony, on business or for a purpose, or from interest. b tr. go or come to see for the purpose of official inspection, supervision, consultation, or correction.
2 tr. reside temporarily with (a person) or at (a place).
3 intr. be a visitor.
4 tr. (of a disease, calamity, etc.) come upon, attack.
5 tr. Bibl. a (foll. by with) punish (a person). b (often foll. by upon) inflict punishment for (a sin).
6 intr. US a (foll. by with) go to see (a person) esp. socially. b (usu. foll. by with) converse, chat.
7 tr. archaic (often foll. by with) comfort, bless (with salvation etc.).
--n.
1 a an act of visiting, a call on a person or at a place (was on a visit to some friends; paid him a long visit). b temporary residence with a person or at a place.
2 (foll. by to) an occasion of going to a doctor, dentist, etc.
3 a formal or official call for the purpose of inspection etc.
4 US a chat.

Idiom
right of visit = right of visitation (see VISITATION).
Derivative
visitable adj.
Etymology
ME f. OF visiter or L visitare go to see, frequent. of visare view f. videre vis- see: (n.) perh. f. F visite

THESAURUS

visit

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

ROGET THESAURUS

visit

Sociality

VB be sociable, know, be acquainted, associate with, sort with, keep company with, walk hand in hand with, eat off the same trencher, club together, consort, bear one company, join, make acquaintance with, make advances, fraternize, embrace, be at home with, feel at home with, make oneself at home with, make free with, crack a bottle with, receive hospitality, live at free quarters, find the latchstring out, visit, pay a visit, interchange visits, interchange cards, call at, call upon, leave a card, drop in, look in, look one up, beat up one's quarters, entertain, give a party, be at home, see one's friends, hang out, keep open house, do the honors, receive, receive with open arms, welcome, give a warm reception, to kill the fatted calf.

Courtesy

VB be courteous, show courtesy, mind one's P's and Q's, behave oneself, be all things to all men, conciliate, speak one fair, take in good part, make the amiable, do the amiable, look as if butter would not melt in one's mouth, mend one's manners, receive, do the honors, usher, greet, hail, bid welcome, welcome, welcome with open arms, shake hands, hold out the hand, press the hand, squeeze the hand, press the flesh, bid Godspeed, speed the parting guest, cheer, serenade, salute, embrace, kiss, kiss hands, drink to, pledge, hob and nob, move to, nod to, smile upon, uncover, cap, touch the hat, take off the hat, doff the cap, present arms, make way for, bow, make one's bow, make a leg, scrape, curtsy, courtesy, bob a curtsy, bob a courtesy, kneel, bow the knee, bend the knee, visit, wait upon, present oneself, pay one's respects, pay a visit, dance attendance on, pay attentions to, do homage to, prostrate oneself, give one's duty to, send one's duty to render polite, polish, civilize, humanize.

Arrival

VB arrive, get to, come to, come, reach, attain, come up with, come up to, overtake, make, fetch, complete, join, rejoin, light, alight, dismount, land, go ashore, debark, disembark, put in, put into, visit, cast anchor, pitch one's tent, sit down, get to one's journey's end, make the land, be in at the death, come back, get back, come home, get home, return, come in, make one's appearance, drop in, detrain, deplane, outspan, de-orbit, come to hand, come at, come across, hit, come upon, light upon, pop upon, bounce upon, plump upon, burst upon, pitch upon, meet, encounter, rencounter, come in contact.


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