visit on/upon

Definition of visit on/upon

formal + old-fashioned

  1. :  to punish (someone) with (something) The Lord visited a plague upon the city.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to pay a call on as an act of friendship or courtesy

    :  to reside with temporarily as a guest

    :  to go to see or stay at (a place) for a particular purpose (such as business or sightseeing)

  1. :  a short stay :  call

    :  a brief residence as a guest

    :  an extended stay :  sojourn

  1. :  on

  1. :  on the surface :  on it

    :  thereafter, thereon

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to criticize severely

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