a temporary stay (e.g., as a guest)
the act of going to see some person in a professional capacity
"a visit to the dentist"
the act of visiting in an official capacity (as for an inspection)
a meeting arranged by the visitor to see someone (such as a doctor or lawyer) for treatment or advice
"he scheduled a visit to the dentist"
the act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time
"he dropped by for a visit"
"He was visited with a terrible illness that killed him quickly"
stay with as a guest
"Every summer, we visited our relatives in the country for a month"
talk socially without exchanging too much information
"the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
- chew the fat - shoot the breeze - chit chat
impose something unpleasant
"The principal visited his rage on the students"
- bring down
come to see in an official or professional capacity
"The governor visited the prison"
"The grant administrator visited the laboratory"
pay a brief visit
"The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens"
- call in
go to certain places as for sightseeing
"Did you ever visit Paris?"
- travel to
go to see a place, as for entertainment
"We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning"