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vis·it

 (vĭz′ĭt)
v. vis·it·ed, vis·it·ing, vis·its
v.tr.
1.
a. To go to see or spend time with (someone); call on socially: visit friends.
b. To go to see in order to aid or console: visit the sick and dying.
c. To stay with (someone) as a guest.
d. To go to see in an official or professional capacity: visited the dentist; a priest visiting his parishioners.
2.
a. To go to see or spend time at (a place) with a certain intent: visit a museum; visited London.
b. To access (a website).
3. To occur to or occupy the mind of: was visited by a bizarre thought.
4. To consider or discuss: Has she visited that topic on her blog?
5.
a. To afflict or assail: A plague visited the village.
b. To inflict or impose: In the Bible, God visits his wrath on the sinful.
c. Archaic To inflict punishment on or for; avenge: The sins of the ancestors were visited on their descendants.
v.intr.
1. To make a visit.
2. Informal To converse or chat: Stay and visit with me for a while.
n.
1. The act or an instance of visiting a person or place.
2. A stay or sojourn as a guest.

[Middle English visiten, from Old French visiter, from Latin vīsitāre, frequentative of vīsere, to want to see, go to see, from vidēre, to see; see weid- in Indo-European roots.]

visiting

(ˈvɪzɪtɪŋ)
adj
in a place for a short time in order to do something
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.visiting - the activity of making visitsvisiting - the activity of making visits; "the purpose was to promote homes, clubs, visiting, and other services"
visit - the act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time; "he dropped by for a visit"
Translations

visiting

[ˈvɪzɪtɪŋ]
A. ADJ [speaker, professor] → invitado; [team] → visitante, de fuera
we're on visiting termsnos visitamos
B. CPD visiting card Ntarjeta f de visita
visiting hours NPLhoras fpl de visita
visiting nurse N (US) → enfermera f que visita a domicilio
visiting rights NPLderecho msing de visita
visiting time Nhoras fpl de visita

visiting

[ˈvɪzɪtɪŋ] adj [speaker] → invité(e); [team] → des visiteursvisiting card ncarte f de visitevisiting hours nplheures fpl de visitevisiting nurse n (US)infirmière f à domicilevisiting professor nprofesseur associévisiting time nheures fpl de visite

visiting

nBesuche pl
adj scholar, expertGast-; dignitary, monarch, royalty, queender/die zu Besuch ist

visiting

:
visiting card
nVisitenkarte f
visiting hours
plBesuchszeiten pl
visiting nurse
n (US) → ˜ Bezirkskrankenschwester f
visiting professor
nGastprofessor(in) m(f)
visiting rights
plBesuchsrecht nt
visiting team
n the visitingdie Gäste pl
visiting terms
pl I’m not on visiting with himich kenne ihn nicht so gut, dass ich ihn besuchen gehen würde
visiting time
nBesuchszeit f

visiting

[ˈvɪzɪtɪŋ] adj (speaker, professor, team) → ospite
References in classic literature ?
You ought to make an effort and go visiting everywhere you are asked, then you'll have plenty of friends, and pleasant places to go to.
The boy retired and returned after a moment, bringing the tiny silver tray, which was covered with ladies' visiting cards.
It is odd, however, that a gentleman so burdened with engagements, --and noted, too, for punctuality,--should linger thus in an old lonely mansion, which he has never seemed very fond of visiting.
He therefore still kept up a familiar intercourse with him, daily receiving he old physician in his study, or visiting the laboratory, and, for recreation's sake, watching the processes by which weeds were converted into drugs of potency.
Sperm Whale Fishery) to his visiting card, such a procedure would be deemed pre-eminently presuming and ridiculous.
Squaring her yards, she bore down, ranged abeam under the Pequod's lee, and lowered a boat; it soon drew nigh; but, as the side-ladder was being rigged by Starbuck's order to accommodate the visiting captain, the stranger in question waved his hand from his boat's stern in token of that proceeding being entirely unnecessary.
If a visiting "country customer" were to ask them, they could show him which was "Hinkydink's" famous saloon, and could even point out to him by name the different gamblers and thugs and "hold-up men" who made the place their headquarters.
There is a most busy and important round of eating, drinking, dressing, walking, visiting, buying, selling, talking, reading, and all that makes up what is commonly called living, yet to be gone through; and this yet remained to Augustine.
At this, above the salt, sat the visiting nobles and the grown members of their families, of both sexes, -- the resident Court, in effect -- sixty-one per- sons; below the salt sat minor officers of the house- hold, with their principal subordinates: altogether a hundred and eighteen persons sitting, and about as many liveried servants standing behind their chairs, or serving in one capacity or another.
two stars (**) after it, it means well worth visiting.
Day after day, and night after night, they went dining and visiting from house to house, making friends, enlarging and solidifying their popularity, and charming and surprising all with their musical prodigies, and now and then heightening the effects with samples of what they could do in other directions, out of their stock of rare and curious accomplishments.
He sought Ben Rogers, and found him visiting the poor with a basket of tracts.