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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

1. Going or coming to see; attending on, as a physician; inspecting officially; afflicting; showing mercy to.
2. a. Authorized to visit and inspect; as a visiting committee.
VIS'ITING, n. The act of going to see or of attending; visitation.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: the activity of making visits; "the purpose was to promote homes, clubs, visiting, and other services"

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1949 1. invited to join or attend an institution (as a university) for a limited time <a visiting professor> <a visiting fellow> 2. playing on an opponent's grounds <the visiting team>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & adj. --n. paying a visit or visits. --attrib.adj. (of an academic) spending some time at another institution (a visiting professor). Phrases and idioms: visiting-card a card with a person's name etc., sent or left in lieu of a formal visit. visiting fireman (pl. -men) US sl. a visitor given especially cordial treatment.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.

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