vis·its; vis·it·ed; vis·it·ing1 a : to go somewhere to spend time with (someone, such as a friend or relative) [+ obj] ▪ She is visiting her aunt in New York. [no obj] ▪ When are you coming to visit? — often used + with in U.S. English ▪ She is visiting with her aunt in New York.b [+ obj] : to go somewhere to see and talk to (someone) in an official way or as part of your job
▪ He is visiting a client in Phoenix.
c [+ obj] : to go to see (a doctor, dentist, etc.)
▪ She visits her doctor regularly.
2 [+ obj] : to go to (a place) for pleasure, as part of your job, etc.
▪ We visited the zoo. ▪ I would like to visit Rome someday. ▪ City officials visited the building site. ▪ Our town was once visited by the President.
3 [+ obj] : to go to (a Web site) on the Internet
▪ Be sure to visit our Web site.
visit on/upon [phrasal verb]
visit (something) on/upon (someone) formal + old-fashioned : to punish (someone) with (something)
▪ The Lord visited a plague upon the city. ◊The saying the sins of the fathers are visited upon the children means that children often suffer for the bad things their parents do.
visit with [phrasal verb]visit with (someone) US : to spend time talking informally with (someone)
▪ I had a chance to visit with her for a few minutes after the meeting. — see also 1visit 1a (above)