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

transitive verb

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


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: 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
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Each satellite revisits every point on the Earth’s surface about every 12 days. IEEE Spectrum, 3 Apr. 2024 Now, watch Ari revisit some of her best music videos: Our bad! Kara Nesvig, Allure, 4 Oct. 2023 Instead, the three-part series revisits the notorious case with an eye toward how Charles Stuart’s initial accusation both relied on and intensified Boston’s stark racial divisions. Hannah Giorgis, The Atlantic, 14 Dec. 2023 Creel revisits a final conversation with that ex just before bringing up a painting of Judith With the Head of Holofernes. Vulture, 4 Dec. 2023 The sterling silver Mini Kelly is from the ’90s but is enjoying a renaissance as celebs revisit many of the era’s fashion trends. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 1 Dec. 2023 Cat Person’s worth a watch, and the story is worth a revisit. Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, 9 Oct. 2023 Paramore is celebrating the first anniversary of their album This Is Why with a revisit. Tomás Mier, Rolling Stone, 2 Oct. 2023 Another Season 3 flashback revisits the last day of boarding school in 1976, when some of the series’s elders, still teenagers, are dropping acid. James Poniewozik, New York Times, 27 Sep. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use


15th century, in the meaning defined above


1623, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of revisit was in the 15th century

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“Revisit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition


: to visit again : return to

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