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(01 Jun 2001)

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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. Specifically: 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. 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)

Origin: F. Visiter, L. Visitare, fr. Visere to go to see, to visit, fr. Videre, visum to see. See Vision.

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, the right of visitation. See Visitation.

Origin: Cf. F. Visite. See Visit, and cf. Visite.

(01 Mar 1998)

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