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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Visit  \Vis"it\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Visited};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Visiting}.]  [F.  visiter,  L.  visitare  fr  visere  to  go  to 
  see  to  visit,  fr  videre  visum  to  see  See  {Vision.}] 
  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.  (Script.)  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. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Visiting  \Vis"it*ing\, 
  a.  &  vb  n.  from  {Visit}. 
  {Visiting  ant}.  (Zo["o]l.)  See  {Driver  ant},  under  {Driver}. 
  {Visiting  book},  a  book  in  which  a  record  of  visits  received, 
  made  and  to  be  made  is  kept.  --Thackeray. 
  {Visiting  card}.  See  under  {Card}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  staying  temporarily;  "a  visiting  foreigner";  "guest 
  conductor"  [syn:  {guest(a)}] 
  n  :  the  activity  of  making  visits;  "visiting  with  the  neighbors 
  filled  her  afternoons" 

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