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VisIt appears in the following pangram (a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once):

  • No kidding — Lorenzo called off his trip to visit Mexico City just because they told him the conquistadores were extinct. (99 letters)
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VisIt appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • 'Tis Ivan on a visit.
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun visit:

sojournvisit

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb visit:

gossipchatterinflictchatinspectimposevisitcallsee

VisIt is sometimes a misspelling of visited.

The word visit is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun visit

What does visit mean as a name of something?

Visit is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: visits

  1. the act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time
    • example: he dropped by for a visit
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic terms: coming together / congress / meeting = the social act of assembling for some common purpose
    • more specific terms:
      • visitation = an official visit for inspection or supervision
      • site visit = a visit in an official capacity to examine a site to determine its suitability for some enterprise
      • call = a brief social visit
      • visiting = the activity of making visits
  2. a 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
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • more generic terms: get together / meeting = a small informal social gathering
  3. the act of visiting in an official capacity (as for an inspection)
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic terms: coming together / congress / meeting = the social act of assembling for some common purpose
    • more specific term: flying visit = a visit that last for only a very short time
  4. the act of going to see some person in a professional capacity
    • example: a visit to the dentist
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic terms: coming together / congress / meeting = the social act of assembling for some common purpose
    • more specific word: call = a visit in an official or professional capacity
  5. a temporary stay (e.g., as a guest)
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of visit: sojourn
    • more generic word: stay = continuing or remaining in a place or state

Alternative definition of the noun visit

noun

  1. A single act of visiting.
  2. [context: medicine, insurance] A meeting with a doctor at their surgery or the doctor's at one's home.

Definition of the verb visit

What does visit mean as a doing word?

Visit is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.

verb - inflections: visited | visiting | visits

  1. go to see a place, as for entertainment
    • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
    • synonym of visit: see
    • more generic word: tour = make a tour of a certain place
    • more specific term: take in = visit for entertainment
  2. go to certain places as for sightseeing
    • example: Did you ever visit Paris?
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • synonym of visit: travel to
    • more generic words: jaunt / travel / trip = make a trip for pleasure
    • more specific words:
      • sightsee = visit famous or interesting sights
      • frequent / haunt = be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place
  3. pay a brief visit
    • example: Sam cannot visit Sue
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Actor - being, plural] [Verb]The committee met
      [Actor 1 - being] and [Actor 2] [Verb]Brenda and Molly met
      [Actor 1 - being] [Verb] [Actor 2]Anne met Cathy
      [Actor 1 - being] [Verb] with [Actor 2]Brenda met with Molly

      Verbs of Social Interaction (with the same syntax): consult, deliberate, meet, play, remonstrate, reunite.

    • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
    • synonyms of visit: call / call in
    • more generic terms: get together / meet = get together socially or for a specific purpose
    • more specific terms:
      • see = go to see for professional or business reasons
      • see = go to see for a social visit
      • come by / drop by / drop in = visit informally and spontaneously
  4. come to see in an official or professional capacity
    • examples: The governor visited the prison | The grant administrator visited the laboratory
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 3
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • synonym of visit: inspect
  5. impose something unpleasant
  6. talk socially without exchanging too much information
  7. stay with as a guest
    • example: Every summer, we visited our relatives in the country for a month
    • lexical domain: Stative - verbs of being, having, spatial relations
    • more generic words: abide / bide / stay = dwell
  8. assail
    • example: He was visited with a terrible illness that killed him quickly
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic words: afflict / smite = cause physical pain or suffering in

Alternative definition of the verb visit

verb

  1. [transitive] To go and meet (a person) or see (a place).
  2. [transitive] To inflict (a punishment etc.)
  3. [transitive] To avenge (an offense) by inflicting a punishment etc.
  4. [intransitive] To make a visit.

Films

  1. "Visit" a.k.a. "The Visit" is the story of Alex Waters, a dying young man serving out a prison sentence for a rape he says he didn't commit. The movie follows Alex, his family, and his girlfriend as they try to come to an emotional resolution.
  2. "Visit" is a 1994 film by Mohammad Reza Honarmand.
  3. "Visit" is a film, directed by Lumír Košař.

Music

"Visit" is a musical album of Knut & Silvy.

  • released in (16 years ago)

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Phrases with VisIt

  1. to visit
  2. site visit
  3. flying visit
  4. Conjugal visit

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for VisIt

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Google previewMaster Medicare Guide (2015)

by Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

Visits For FQHCs, a visit is a facetoface encounter between a patient and a physician, PA ...

Google previewAdvertising, Promotion, and New Media (2015)

by Marla R. Stafford, Ronald J. Faber

Visits A visit refers to one user session at a Web site.

Google previewCode of Federal Regulations (2005)

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A visit is a face-to-face encounter between a clinic or center patient and a physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, nurse-midwife, or visiting nurse. (2) For FQHCs, a visit also means a face-to-face encounter between a patient and ...

Google previewL.S.A., List of C.F.R. Sections Affected (2005)

A visit is a face-to-face encounter between a clinic or center patient and a physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, nurse-midwife, or visiting nurse. (2) For FQHCs, a visit also means a face-to-face encounter between a patient and ...

Google previewThe Student Athlete's Guide to College Success (2016)

by Algerian Hart Ph.D., F. Erik Brooks

The official visit is a level below a verbal offer and a written scholarship offer.

Google previewPain in Children (2008)

A Practical Guide for Primary Care by Gary A. Walco, Kenneth R. Goldschneider

The preoperative visit is an excellent time in which to educate the family...

A preoperative visit is the optimal time to review and educate about postoperative pain care with the families, and a postoperative phone call also can be useful ...

Google previewPediatric Primary Care (2012)

by Catherine E. Burns, Ardys M. Dunn, Margaret A. Brady, Nancy Barber Starr, Catherine G. Blosser, Dawn Lee Garzon

The prenatal visit is a time to look for risk factors for perinatal depression (e.g., previous history of depression or previous...

the hospital visit is the least opportune time to discuss infant care because of the mother's physiological state, which ...

Google previewA Visit to Hartington (2000)

A Short Story Collection about Life in a Small Nebraska Town by Kenny Miller

Visit is the perfect book for an grandma that wants to remember; a mom that wants to know; and a student who just might wonder what America used to be. You'll love it but bring tissues!

Google previewLemons and Lavender (2012)

The Eco Guide to Better Homekeeping by Billee Sharp

cause for serious concern, a doctor's visit is a must. However, there are plenty of powerful curative and preventive remedies available that you can stock at home at very little expense. Today, with the cost of health care skyrocketing, healthy ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Online Education (2016)

by Steven L. Danver

A candidate team visit is held over 2 days at the institution, during which two COE representatives review the requirements for the SelfStudy Report and the institution's accreditation compliance status. The institution must host the accreditation ...

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia (1915)

by James Orr

the painful visit implicitly referred to in 2 1; and (3) the letter ...

Google previewFreud's World: An Encyclopedia of His Life and Times (2012)

An Encyclopedia of His Life and Times by Luis A. Cordón

In 1909, the 10th anniversary year of The Interpretation of Dreams, 53-year-old Freud was invited to visit the United States, deliver a series of lectures, and receive an honorary degree as part of the 20th anniversary celebration of Clark ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Lesotho (2013)

by Scott Rosenberg, Richard F. Weisfelder

PAPAL VISIT (1988). The long-awaited visit of Pope John Paul II to Le— sotho may have been a spiritual success, but it proved to be an international embarrassment and political setback of the first order for Lesotho's Military Council. During ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Insurance and Managed Care (2006)

by David E. Marcinko, MBA, CFP, CMP

ALL-INCLUSIVE VISIT RATE: Aggregate costs for any one patient visit based ...

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Sign language

VISIT: American Sign Language for VISIT

VISIT: American Sign Language for VISIT. To start babies may not make the same handshape, but will make a motion in the same body space.

Quotes about VisIt

If you don't visit the bad neighborhoods, the bad neighborhoods are going to visit you. (Thomas Friedman)
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Scrabble value of V4I1S1I1T1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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