visit

[ viz-it ]
/ ˈvɪz ɪt /

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

noun


Nearby words

  1. vision quest,
  2. visional,
  3. visionally,
  4. visionary,
  5. visioned,
  6. visitable,
  7. visitant,
  8. visitation,
  9. visitation rights,
  10. visitatorial

Origin of visit

1175–1225; Middle English visiten (v.) (< Old French visiter) < Latin vīsitāre, frequentative of vīsere to go to see, itself frequentative of vidēre to see

Related forms
Can be confusedvisit visitation

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British Dictionary definitions for visiting

visit

/ (ˈvɪzɪt) /

verb -its, -iting or -ited

noun

Derived Formsvisitable, adjective

Word Origin for visit

C13: from Latin vīsitāre to go to see, from vīsere to examine, from vidēre to see

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Word Origin and History for visiting
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Idioms and Phrases with visiting

visit

see pay a call (visit).

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