noun, plural vi·sas.
verb (used with object), vi·saed, vi·sa·ing.
Origin of visa
Examples from the Web for visa
Undeterred by the snub in November, and denied a visa to Italy, Agca made plans for clandestine travel to Vatican City.
The language school did not focus on providing instruction but instead was a visa mill.ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism|Louise I. Shelley|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I eventually left the West Bank for Jordan with a visa I obtained from the French embassy.
Australia earlier cancelled Blanc's visa over claims his tactics promote sexual assault.
On top of the $8-10K salary, visa and transit costs will be covered.
The only visa it bore was that of the American Embassy in London, dated two days previously.The Man with the Clubfoot|Valentine Williams
Had he made any attempt to get a visa or to announce that he was going to try to pick up a visa in Helsinki?Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
About his being in touch with the Russian authorities seeking a visa?Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
And was an application for your husband for a visa included or enclosed with Exhibit 12 when you sent it?Warren Commission (1 of 26): Hearings Vol. I (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
At the hamlet of Abeele there is a Belgian custom-house (visa of "triptyque" or motor-car permit).Ypres and the Battles of Ypres|Unknown
British Dictionary definitions for visa
noun plural -sas
verb -sas, -saing or -saed (tr)
Word Origin for visa
Word Origin and History for visa
1831, "official signature or endorsement on a passport," from French visa, from Modern Latin charta visa "verified paper," literally "paper that has been seen," from fem. past participle of Latin videre "to see" (see vision). Earlier visé (1810), from French past participle of viser "to examine, view."