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. :  comfort

    :  afflict

    :  inflict, impose

  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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