visit - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
noun [countable] 

Your browser doesn’t support HTML5 audio

/ˈvɪzɪt/
singularvisit
pluralvisits
  1. 1
    an occasion when you visit a person or a place

    The children always enjoyed his visits.

    on a visit:

    I’ve just come over on a visit.

    visit to:

    What did you see on your visit to India?

    have/receive a visit from:

    I was surprised to receive a visit from an old friend.

    pay someone a visit:

    It’s been a long time since I’ve paid my Gran a visit.

     Synonyms and related words
    1. a.
      an occasion when an important person such as a political leader or a public official visits a place

      The president arrived in Taiwan today for a three-day visit.

      The next day we received another visit from the police.

       Synonyms and related words
    2. b.
      an occasion when you visit someone such as a doctor or a lawyer, or when they visit you

      Few people enjoy a visit to the dentist.

  2. 2
    American informal an occasion when you spend time talking to someone
  3. 3
    an occasion when an important person such as a political leader or a public official visits a place

    The president arrived in Taiwan today for a three-day visit.

    The next day we received another visit from the police.

     Synonyms and related words
  4. 4
    computing an occasion when someone looks at a particular page on the Internet