Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

visit

 - definitions and thesaurus
 
 
 
Close

What are red words?

90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.

Close

Thesaurus

The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary. Click on the thesaurus category heading under the button in an entry to see the synonyms and related words for that meaning.

more
verb visit pronunciation in American English /ˈvɪzɪt/
Word Forms
Close
present tense
I/you/we/theyvisit
he/she/itvisits
present participlevisiting
past tensevisited
past participlevisited
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to go to see someone and spend some time with them

    Lee wants to visit his mother in the hospital.

    I visit my family every year at Christmas.

    We only use this room when friends come to visit.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] American informal to have a conversation with someone

    We were visiting all afternoon.

    visit with:

    I didn’t get a chance to visit with Mabel.

  3. 3
    [transitive] to use a website. This is used mainly in advertisements

    For more information, visit our website.

phrasal verbs

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

BuzzWord Article

Word of the Day

ruck

a fight

Open Dictionary

bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog