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  1. [noun] the act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time; "he dropped by for a visit"

  2. [noun] a meeting arranged by the visitor to see someone (such as a doctor or lawyer) for treatment or advice; "he scheduled a visit to the dentist"

  3. [noun] the act of visiting in an official capacity (as for an inspection)

  4. [noun] the act of going to see some person in a professional capacity; "a visit to the dentist"

  5. [noun] a temporary stay (e.g., as a guest)
    Synonyms: sojourn

  6. [verb] visit a place, as for entertainment; "We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning"
    Synonyms: see

  7. [verb] go to certain places as for sightseeing; "Did you ever visit Paris?"
    Synonyms: travel to

  8. [verb] pay a brief visit; "The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens"
    Synonyms: call in, call

  9. [verb] come to see in an official or professional capacity; "The governor visited the prison"; "The grant administrator visited the laboratory"
    Synonyms: inspect

  10. [verb] impose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students"
    Synonyms: inflict, bring down, impose

  11. [verb] talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
    Synonyms: chew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, claver

  12. [verb] stay with as a guest; "Every summer, we visited our relatives in the country for a month"

  13. [verb] assail; "He was visited with a terrible illness that killed him quickly"


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