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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
visit (verb)
transitive verb
1.
a) archaic - comfort used of the Deity visit us with Thy salvation Charles Wesley
b) (1) - afflict visited his people with distempers Tobias Smollett
(2) - inflict impose visited his wrath upon them
c) - avenge visited the sins of the fathers upon the children
d) to present itself to or come over momentarily - was visited by a strange notion
2.
to go to see in order to comfort or help
3.
a) to pay a call on as an act of friendship or courtesy
b) to reside with temporarily as a guest
c) to go to see or stay at (a place) for a particular purpose (as business or sightseeing)
intransitive verb
d) to go or come officially to inspect or oversee - a bishop visiting his parishes
1.
to make a visit , also to make frequent or regular - visits
2.
- chat converse enjoys visiting with the neighbors
visit (noun)
1.
a) a short stay - call
b) a brief residence as a guest
c) an extended stay - sojourn
2.
a journey to and stay or short sojourn at a place
3.
an official or professional call or tour - visitation
4.
the act of a naval officer in boarding a merchant ship on the high seas in exercise of the right of search
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
visit (noun)
1.
a temporary residing as another's guest
SYNONIMS:
sojourn, stay, tarry
RELATED WORDS:
field trip, homestay, sleepover; layover, stop, stopover
visit (noun)
2.
a coming to see another briefly for social or business reasons
SYNONIMS:
visit, visitation
RELATED WORDS:
drop-in, stopover; get-together, meeting, rendezvous, tryst
visit (verb)
1.
to make a social call upon
SYNONIMS:
call (on upon), drop in (on), see
RELATED WORDS:
look up, seek (out); drop by
NEAR ANTONYMS:
brush (aside off), cold-shoulder, ignore, snub
visit (verb)
2.
to reside as a temporary guest
SYNONIMS:
crash, sojourn, stay, tarry
RELATED WORDS:
come by, come over, drop by, drop in, run in, step in, stop (by); frequent, hang (around out), haunt; inhabit, occupy
NEAR ANTONYMS:
abide, dwell, live, reside
visit (verb)
3.
to engage in casual or rambling conversation
SYNONIMS:
babble, blab, cackle, chaffer, chatter, chin, converse, gab, gabble, gas, jabber, jaw, kibitz ( kibbitz), natter, palaver, patter, prate, prattle, rap, rattle, run on, schmooze ( shmooze), talk, twitter, visit
RELATED WORDS:
gossip, tattle; descant, discuss, expatiate; yak ( yack), yammer, yap
visit (verb)
4.
to go to or spend time in often
SYNONIMS:
affect, habituate, hang (at), haunt, resort (to), visit
RELATED WORDS:
patronize; attend, take in; infest, invade, overrun, swarm; call (on upon), drop by, drop in, pop (in), run (in), stop (in by); camp (out in), sojourn (at), stay (at), stop (over), tarry (in)
NEAR ANTONYMS:
dodge, duck, elude, escape, eschew, evade, shake
avoid, shun
visit (verb)
5.
to make a brief visit
SYNONIMS:
come by, come over, drop by, drop in, pop (in), run (over), run in, step in, stop (by in), visit
RELATED WORDS:
barge (in); look up, see; bop (into), happen (by); frequent, hang (at), haunt, resort (to)
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