Visa

5 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Visa \Vi"sa\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Visaed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Visaing}.] To indorse, after examination, with the word vis['e], as a passport; to vis['e].

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Vis'e \Vi*s['e]"\, noun [F. vis['e], p. p. of viser to put a visa to, fr. L. visus seen, p. p. of videre to see.] A document or an indorsement made on a passport by the proper authorities of certain countries, denoting that the passport has been examined, and that the person who bears it is permitted to proceed on her journey. Same as {visa}; -- an older spelling now used less frequently than {visa}. [1913 Webster + PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Visa \Vi"sa\ (v[=e]"z[.a]), Visa card \Vi"sa card'\ (v[=e]"z[.a] k[aum]rd'), prop. n. A credit card issued with the Trade Name "Visa" on it; as, he charged the dinner to his Visa. Visa is a competitor of {Master Card}, {Discover}, {MBNA}, and {American Express}, and other credit card companies. [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Visa \Vi"sa\, noun [F.] A written stamp or document obtained by a citizen of one country from the proper authorities of another country, denoting that that person's passport has been examined, and that the person who bears the visa is permitted to enter or pass through the second country. It is usually in the form of an endorsement on the passport of the person seeking permission to enter a foreign country; however, in some cases a separate document is issued that does not create a mark in the passport. Same as {Vis['e]}. [1913 Webster + PJC] Visa card

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

visa

noun

1: an endorsement made in a passport that allows the bearer to enter the country issuing it

verb

1: provide (a passport) with a visa

2: approve officially; "The list of speakers must be visaed"


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