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Dictionary definition for: Visit

1. (n) the act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time; "he dropped by for a visit"

2. (v) visit a place, as for entertainment; "We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning"

3. (n) 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"

4. (v) go to certain places as for sightseeing; "Did you ever visit Paris?"

5. (n) the act of visiting in an official capacity (as for an inspection)

6. (v) pay a brief visit; "The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens"

7. (n) the act of going to see some person in a professional capacity; "a visit to the dentist"

8. (v) come to see in an official or professional capacity; "The governor visited the prison" "The grant administrator visited the laboratory"

9. (n) a temporary stay (e.g., as a guest)

10. (v) impose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students"

11. (v) talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"

12. (v) stay with as a guest; "Every summer, we visited our relatives in the country for a month"

13. (v) assail; "He was visited with a terrible illness that killed him quickly"

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