- 1to go and spend time in a place as a visitor or guest
- 2to go to see someone for a particular purpose
- 3an act of going to see a person or place, especially one that involves a journey
Using visit: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "visit" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
I'm planning to visit my grandparents next weekend.
I need to visit the doctor about this cough.
We went to visit the museum while we were in town.
He came to visit us last summer.
visit Synonyms and Antonyms
Idioms Using visit
I just need to pay a flying visit to the bank before we leave.
I don't want to outstay my welcome, so I'll only stay for a few days.
We need to return the visit to our friends in Chicago soon.
Phrases with visit
I think I'll pay a visit to my old school while I'm in town.
We sat on the porch and visited with our neighbors for a while.
We had a surprise visit from my sister last night.
Origins of visit
from Latin 'visita', meaning 'to go to see'
Summary: visit in Brief
The verb 'visit' [ˈvɪzɪt] means to go and spend time in a place as a visitor or guest, or to go to see someone for a particular purpose. It can also refer to an act of going to see a person or place, especially one that involves a journey. Phrases like 'pay a visit' and 'visit with' denote spending time with someone, while idioms like 'pay a flying visit' and 'outstay one's welcome' imply the duration of the visit.