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visit, visit with

Visit means to see a person in a social or business context.

  • Once a week, Paula visits (not visits with) the doctor for her allergy shots.

Visit also means to explore a location such as a tourist attraction or website.

  • Visit (not Visit with) our website for more writing tips!

Visit with emphasizes the idea of social interaction.

  • I’ll visit (or visit with) Derek at the hospital while you go rollerblading.