re·​vis·​it | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈvi-zət How to pronounce revisit (audio) \
revisited; revisiting; revisits

Definition of revisit

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to visit again : return to revisit the old neighborhood also : to consider or take up again reluctant to revisit past disputes



Definition of revisit (Entry 2 of 2)

: a second or subsequent visit

Examples of revisit in a Sentence

Verb He revisited his old house. The police revisited the crime scene. The police revisited the case of the unsolved murder. The book is worth revisiting.
Recent Examples on the Web: Verb The 25th anniversary of Princess Diana's tragic death is approaching, and a new series on Discovery+ will revisit the investigation into the car accident that claimed the lives of Diana, her boyfriend Dodi Fayed, and driver Henri Paul. Emily Burack, Town & Country, 5 Aug. 2022 The city council will revisit the proposal following its summer break. oregonlive, 2 Aug. 2022 According to TownSquare, more than 70 percent of visitors never revisit the site. Gary Occhiogrosso, Forbes, 2 Aug. 2022 Ferrer stressed that residents are still strongly encouraged to wear masks in many indoor settings and should the numbers begin to rise again, the county will revisit a possible mandate. Arielle Mitropoulos, ABC News, 29 July 2022 If more is needed, the city council would revisit the issue with another truth-in-taxation hearing in two years and possibly a third later on. Mark Eddington, The Salt Lake Tribune, 25 July 2022 The Lakers could also revisit their interest in Indiana's Myles Turner and Buddy Hield. Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY, 25 July 2022 Newsom should revisit his talking points from 2019. Los Angeles Times, 20 July 2022 For example, some companies could revisit policies and practices around flex-time, said Harrison, an expert in disability law, which could help not only people with long COVID symptoms like fatigue and brain fog but all employees. Globe Staff,, 13 July 2022 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Though becoming an e-assassin may seem like old hat, Skyrim’s pitiful group of undeniably charming merry murderers deserves a revisit. Wired, 5 July 2022 Not only was the revisit time important, TROPICS will be operating in a portion of the microwave spectrum (90 to 205 gigahertz) that provide valuable information on ice and cloud properties, according to NASA. Marshall Shepherd, Forbes, 12 June 2022 In the dream, the two revisit the breakdown of their union, tracing some of the lingering scars. Stephanie Zacharek, Time, 6 June 2022 Several things, though hardly news, jump out in this rich revisit. Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times, 3 Mar. 2022 In between, Greenspan delivers a plethora of cakes, cookies (including a revisit of her renowned World Peace cookies), pies, cobblers and more. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 26 Jan. 2022 And whose often-startling filmography is worth a revisit. John Anderson, WSJ, 25 Jan. 2022 These include aerial drones capturing full-motion video, as well as high orbit satellites offering global revisit rates of only 10 seconds. Devaki Raj, Forbes, 19 Jan. 2022 This decades-later revisit builds upon the notion that neither the humans nor the machines were entirely good or evil, with the machines mostly keeping their pledge to release folks who wanted out of the simulation. Scott Mendelson, Forbes, 21 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of revisit


15th century, in the meaning defined above


1623, in the meaning defined above

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11 Aug 2022

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“Revisit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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