Synonyms of visit in English:


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1‘I was away visiting a dear uncle of mine’


call on, call in on, pay a call on, pay a visit to, pay someone a call, pay someone a visit, go to see, come to see, look in on

stay with, spend time with, be the guest of, holiday with

stop by, drop by, pay a call, pay a visit, come to stay

North American visit with, go see

informal pop in on, drop in on, blow in on, drop round to see, look up

2‘Alex was visiting America on a hectic tour’


stay in, stop over in, spend time in, holiday in

tour, drive round, go round, explore

see, view, inspect, survey, examine

North American vacation in

3‘the citizens were visited with repeated epidemics of a strange disease’


afflict, attack, assail, trouble, harrow, torment, torture

descend on

archaic smite


1‘after reading the play she paid a visit to the poet’


social call, call

2‘a school visit to the Ashmolean Museum’


trip to, tour of, look around, look round

stopover, stop-off, stay, stop

holiday, break

North American vacation

North American informal vacay

formal sojourn


    be visited on someone

      ‘it is hard to imagine a greater psychological cruelty visited on a child’


      happen to, overtake, befall, come upon, fall upon, hit, strike