Definition of revisit in English:



  • 1 Come back to or visit again.

    ‘she was anxious to revisit some of her old haunts in Paris’
    • ‘This allows the code to be easier to understand by both someone reading it for the first time and for someone revisiting his or her old code a number of months later.’
    • ‘This is what he would have on the end of his DVD: Jeremy revisits the scenes of old battles and gives us a glimpse of life behind the camera.’
    • ‘I eventually decided that he, like me, must also have been revisiting old haunts and play grounds.’
    • ‘Memories of long forgotten schooldays came flooding back for former pupils revisiting their old primary as part of its centenary celebrations.’
    • ‘He started working in a pub, revisiting his father's old gigs, entering talent contests.’
    • ‘But not before I have revisited Florence and visited Milano and Venice.’
    • ‘However, when a four-strong team revisited the hospital on Monday, they found the situation greatly improved.’
    • ‘Sitting down, Preia started flipping through the pages, revisiting an old friend.’
    • ‘We seem to visit and revisit places for the reasons the original inhabitants settled there.’
    • ‘It got so bad he moved to Cobble Hill, but he's revisiting his old haunts tonight in the interest of psychotherapy.’
    • ‘For the addicted, like Shreya, it is a chance to revisit their old friends and make some new ones.’
    • ‘It begins with one of your formulaic openings as an empathetic reporter gazes into the harrowed souls of old Diggers revisiting the Kokoda trail.’
    • ‘Jefferies didn't make the trip north just to revisit old friends in Scotland.’
    • ‘In fact, at the start of school holidays it stretched to infinity and if it seems a little shorter now, that is only in the same way as a grown-up child revisits the old family home and finds that it has shrunk.’
    • ‘Decades later he revisits his old stamping ground in ‘The Late Great Blackball Bridge Sonnets’, which is his second book of verse.’
    • ‘It's like revisiting your old grammar school - you look at the water fountain you once stood on tip toes to reach and now is at the middle of your thigh.’
    • ‘India, in particular, was a country he was to visit and revisit many times during his life, and one he greatly loved.’
    • ‘An old flame revisits the hill village and his one encounter with her tells him that it is a hope betrayed.’
    • ‘No ruins, but all my life I've visited and revisited the same city in my dreams.’
    • ‘Looking at old friends and revisiting scenes brought tears to our eyes, fuelled by the excitement of reuniting.’
    1. 1.1Consider (a situation or problem) again or from a different perspective.
      ‘the council will have to revisit the issue at a general meeting this summer’
      • ‘But his case was revisited eight years later, and he was granted a conditional pardon in December 1923.’
      • ‘The current route was the best available and the company would not be revisiting the issue.’
      • ‘Earlier, Barbour had revisited another issue that divided the races - the Confederate flag.’
      • ‘Will there be episodes revisiting past cases to see how those dogs are doing?’
      • ‘Is it enough to revisit the problems of the national parks, simply to say again that all can be resolved?’
      • ‘Googling the Haiti war is an interesting exercise, if only to revisit old fault lines.’
      • ‘Yesterday, the defence revisited the issue and tried to get the instruction removed, but Mr Melville did not change his mind.’
      • ‘This month the issue was revisited by the Legislative Budget Commission and the result was the same.’
      • ‘It's only four years since we had a referendum, and I think a lot more work needs to be done on models and all the rest before the issue is revisited.’
      • ‘It does essentially what it promises to do: revisits a beloved old cop-buddy series, makes fun of the '70s outfits and attitudes, ogles some sexy gals and offers some obligatory car crashes.’
      • ‘I believe there is some merit in revisiting the situation where we actually take all forms of self-defence off people when they go on to an aeroplane.’
      • ‘The show offers a fusion of fresh and familiar themes, revisiting old favourites and checking out the latest material.’
      • ‘In fact, those of us with food and eating stresses, often revisit this problem.’
      • ‘In this book, Hawking revisits all of the old topics that he discussed and updates them using discoveries that have been made since 1988.’
      • ‘Under this pressure the county board revisited the case and handed down a six-month ban.’
      • ‘This should be a very interesting evening for those people who may enjoy revisiting old memories and also for those for whom this era is a forgotten past.’
      • ‘Everyone knows how I feel and there's no point revisiting that situation at all.’
      • ‘I will be revisiting the flying car issue some more in the future.’
      • ‘Basic assumptions are having to be revisited, old arguments dredged up, canonical material critically scoured.’
      • ‘The film once more revisits the gruesome case of Manson, the madman who led a commune of young people into a series of horrific murders.’