vis·​it·​ing ˈvi-zə-tiŋ How to pronounce visiting (audio)
: invited to join or attend an institution (such as a university) for a limited time
a visiting professor
a visiting fellow
: playing on an opponent's grounds
the visiting team

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web While most New Mexicans know about the plague, for those new or visiting, public health campaigns and education are key. Claire Maldarelli, Popular Science, 10 May 2019 But there are no headstones, no eulogies and no regular visiting hours. CBS News, 13 Apr. 2020 In his report, Liu mentioned that UMass Boston’s $8,000 fee for its international visiting scholars might also be a hurdle because the Chinese agency didn’t have a precedent for paying fees, according to court documents., 26 Sep. 2019 But Tomball Memorial made enough free throws to hold off the visiting team. Al Montano, Houston Chronicle, 15 Jan. 2020 But an organization upping its home-field advantage through technology unavailable to the visiting team is another matter entirely. Kevin Sherrington, Dallas News, 13 Jan. 2020 But an increase in flu activity led Indianapolis-area hospitals to impose temporary visiting restrictions beginning Dec. 20, meaning patients' only visitors can be immediate family members over the age of 18. Holly V. Hays, Indianapolis Star, 25 Dec. 2019 This is the first time the visiting team has won each of the first six World Series games. Eliott C. Mclaughlin, CNN, 29 Oct. 2019 Ohio’s administrative code allows attorney visitation during regular visiting hours, or with one-day advance notice on evenings or weekends. Courtney Astolfi, cleveland, 29 Oct. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of visiting was in 1949

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Cite this Entry

“Visiting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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