What does visitor mean?

Definitions for visitor
ˈvɪz ɪ tərvis·i·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. visitor, visitantnoun

    someone who visits

Wiktionary

  1. visitornoun

    Someone who visits someone else; someone staying as a guest.

  2. visitornoun

    Someone who pays a visit to a specific place or event; a sightseer or tourist.

  3. visitornoun

    Someone, or a team, that is playing away from home.

  4. Visitornoun

    An overseer of some institutions such as cathedrals, colleges and hospitals etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Visitor

    one who visits; one who comes or goes to see another, as in civility or friendship

    Etymology: [Cf. F. visiteur.]

  2. Visitor

    a superior, or a person lawfully appointed for the purpose, who makes formal visits of inspection to a corporation or an institution. See Visit, v. t., 2, and Visitation, n., 2

    Etymology: [Cf. F. visiteur.]

Freebase

  1. Visitor

    A Visitor, in United Kingdom law and history, is an overseer of an autonomous ecclesiastical or eleemosynary institution who can intervene in the internal affairs of that institution. These institutions mainly comprise cathedrals, chapels, colleges, universities and hospitals. The British sovereign, the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Lord Chancellor, the Lord President of the Council, the Lord Chief Justice, peers, and diocesan bishops are the most common Visitors, though any person or office-holder can be nominated. The Queen usually delegates her visitatorial functions to the Lord Chancellor. During the reform of the universities of Oxford and Cambridge in the 19th century, Parliament ordered Visitations to the universities to make inquiries and to reform the university and college statutes. Bishops are usually the Visitors to their own cathedrals. There is a ceremonial element to the role and the Visitor may also be called upon to give advice where an institution expresses doubt as to its powers under its charter and statutes. However, the most important function of the Visitor was within academic institutions, where the Visitor had to determine disputes arising between the institution and its members. Traditionally the courts have been exempted from any jurisdiction over student complaints. There had been much speculation that this contravened the Human Rights Act 1998. However in 2004 the Higher Education Act transferred the jurisdiction of the Visitor over student complaints in English and Welsh universities to the Office of the Independent Adjudicator.

Editors Contribution

  1. visitor

    A person or people who go to see a person or people.

    The visitor was my future husbands sister and we had a wonderful time.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 18, 2020  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'visitor' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4128

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'visitor' in Nouns Frequency: #668

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of visitor in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of visitor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of visitor in a Sentence

  1. William S. Burroughs:

    After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say "I want to see the manager."

  2. Sue Tygielski:

    Nandi just captivates everyone. I don’t think there’s a visitor that has come to see her who has n’t been touched by her. She’s so active and playful, and interactive … it’s great to see the whole herd together.

  3. Dinesh Kumar:

    There has been a 60% decline in visitor footfalls in December this year.

  4. Claude Arnold:

    U.S. visas are being used to get trafficking victims into the country, traffickers have brought victims over as their fiance, or on visitor visas before the trafficker takes their passport and forces them to work in [brothels].

  5. Albert Einstein:

    Innumerable voices have been asserting for some time now that human society is passing through a crisis, that its stability has been gravely shattered. It is characteristic of such a situation that individuals feel indifferent or even hostile toward the group, small or large, to which they belong. In order to illustrate my meaning, let me record here a personal experience. I recently discussed with an intelligent and well-disposed man the threat of another war, which in my opinion would seriously endanger the existence of mankind, and I remarked that only a supranational organization would offer protection from that danger. Thereupon my visitor, very calmly and coolly, said to me Why are you so deeply opposed to the disappearance of the human race

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