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visit

Synonyms of visit in English:

verb

  • 1 I was away visiting a dear uncle of mine
    call on, call in on, pay a call on, pay a visit to, pay someone a call, pay someone a visit, go to see, come to see, look in on;
    stay with, spend time with, be the guest of, holiday with;
    stop by, drop by, pay a call, pay a visit, come to stay;
    North American visit with, go see
    informal pop in on, drop in on, blow in on, drop round to see, look up
  • 2 Alex was visiting America on a hectic tour
    stay in, stop over in, spend time in, holiday in;
    tour, drive round, go round, explore;
    see, view, inspect, survey, examine;
    North American vacation in
  • 3 the citizens were visited with repeated epidemics of a strange disease
    afflict, attack, assail, trouble, harrow, torment, torture;
    archaic smite
  • Phrases

    be visited on someone

    1
    it is hard to imagine a greater psychological cruelty visited on a child
    happen to, overtake, befall, come upon, fall upon, hit, strike

    noun

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  • 1 after reading the play she paid a visit to the poet
    social call, call
  • 2 a school visit to the Ashmolean Museum
    stopover, stop-off, stay, stop;
    holiday, break;
    North American vacation
    North American informal vacay
    formal sojourn
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