Visit

Definition of Visit

Vis´it
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Visited; p. pr. & vb. n. Visiting.]
1.To go or come to see, as for the purpose of friendship, business, curiosity, etc.; to attend; to call upon; as, the physician visits his patient.
2.To go or come to see for inspection, examination, correction of abuses, etc.; to examine, to inspect; as, a bishop visits his diocese; a superintendent visits persons or works under his charge.
3.(Script.) To come to for the purpose of chastising, rewarding, comforting; to come upon with reward or retribution; to appear before or judge; as, to visit in mercy; to visit one in wrath.
[God] hath visited and redeemed his people.
- Like i. 68.
v. i.1.To make a visit or visits; to maintain visiting relations; to practice calling on others.
n.1.The act of visiting, or going to see a person or thing; a brief stay of business, friendship, ceremony, curiosity, or the like, usually longer than a call; as, a visit of civility or respect; a visit to Saratoga; the visit of a physician.
2.The act of going to view or inspect; an official or formal inspection; examination; visitation; as, the visit of a trustee or inspector.
Right of visit
(Internat. Law) the right of visitation. See Visitation, 4.

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