English word visit comes from Proto-Italic *weissō (Go to see, intend to see.).
Visit detailed word origin explanation
|*weissō || Proto-Italic (itc-pro) ||Go to see, intend to see. |
|videre || Latin (lat) ||:. |
|visiter || Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) || |
|visiten || Middle English (1100-1500) (enm) || |
|visit || English (eng) ||(transitive) Of God: to appear to (someone) to comfort, bless, or chastise or punish them. (Now generally merged into later senses, below.) [from 13th c.]. (transitive) Of a sickness, misfortune etc.: to afflict (someone). [from 14th c.]. (transitive) To go to (a place) for pleasure, on an errand, etc. [from 15th c.]. (transitive) To go to (a shrine, temple etc.) for worship. (Now generally [...] |
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