Synonyms of visit in English:


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

pay someone a call, pay someone a visit, pay a call on, pay a visit to, go to see, come to see, look in on
stay with, spend time with, be the guest of
stop by, drop by, pay a call, pay a visit, come to stay
British call on, call in on, holiday with
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
tour, drive round, go round, explore
see, view, inspect, survey, examine
British holiday in
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
British holiday, minibreak
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