visit upon

visit upon
Synonyms and related words:
bring, bring to account, bring to book, bring upon, call to account, castigate, chasten, chastise, correct, deal with, discipline, do to, inflict, inflict upon, masthead, penalize, pillory, punish, settle with, square accounts, take to task, wreak

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  • visit upon — ˈvisit on ˈvisit upon [transitive] usually passive [present tense I/you/we/they visit on he/she/it visits on present participle visiting on …   Useful english dictionary

  • visit upon — phrasal verb visit on or visit upon [transitive, usually passive] Word forms visit on : present tense I/you/we/they visit on he/she/it visits on present participle visiting on past tense visited on past participle visited on mainly literary visit …   English dictionary

  • visit on — ˈvisit on ˈvisit upon [transitive] usually passive [present tense I/you/we/they visit on he/she/it visits on present participle visiting on past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • visit on — phrasal verb visit on or visit upon [transitive, usually passive] Word forms visit on : present tense I/you/we/they visit on he/she/it visits on present participle visiting on past tense visited on past participle visited on mainly literary visit …   English dictionary

  • visit — n Visit, visitation, call are comparable when they mean a coming to stay with another, usually for a brief time, as a courtesy, an act of friendship, or a business or professional diity. Visit applies not only to such a stay with another {pay a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • visit on/upon — [phrasal verb] visit (something) on/upon (someone) formal + old fashioned : to punish (someone) with (something) The Lord visited a plague upon the city. ◇ The saying the sins of the fathers are visited upon the children means that children often …   Useful english dictionary

  • visit — [n] social call upon another appointment, call, evening, holiday, interview, sojourn, stay, stop, stopover, talk, tarriance, vacation, visitation, weekend; concepts 226,227 visit [v1] be a guest of call, call on, chat, come around, come by,… …   New thesaurus

  • visit — [viz′it] vt. [ME visiten < OFr visiter < L visitare, freq. < visere, to go to see < visus: see VISION] 1. to go or come to see (someone) out of friendship or for social reasons 2. to stay with as a guest for a time 3. to go or come to …   English World 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.}] [1913 Webster] 1. To go or come to see, as for the purpose of friendship,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • visit something upon somebody — ˈvisit sth on/upon sb/sth derived (old use) to punish sb/sth • The sins of the fathers are visited upon the children (= children are blamed or suffer for what their parents have done). Main entry: ↑visitderived …   Useful english dictionary

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