visit on/upon

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of visit on/upon

formal + old-fashioned
:to punish (someone) with (something)
  • The Lord visited a plague upon the city.

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : to reside with temporarily as a guest

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

  1. : a short stay : call

  2. : a brief residence as a guest

  3. : an extended stay : sojourn

upon play
  1. : on

  1. : on the surface : on it

  2. : thereafter, thereon


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