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visit

vis·it

visit

 
pronunciation:
vI ziht
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: visited, visiting, visits
definition 1: to go or come to see.
We visit our cousins every year.I visited the zoo last week.
synonyms:
call on, see
similar words:
drop by
definition 2: to stay with for a short time as a guest.
Our friends visited us in February.
similar words:
haunt, see, stay
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act of calling to see a person or place.
I had a good visit with friends.Our visit to the city was fun.
synonyms:
call
similar words:
chat, conversation, talk
definition 2: the act of staying somewhere as a guest.
I go to my grandparents' house for a visit every year.
synonyms:
stay
similar words:
stop
Word Builder: visit +
  • visitation:
    a parent's right to visit a child as ordered by a court in a divorce case.
  • visitor:
    a person who visits.