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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section IV. Motion
4. Motion with Reference to Direction

292. [Terminal Motion At.] Arrival.

   NOUN:ARRIVAL, advent; landing; debarkation, disembarkation.
  RECEPTION, welcome; vin d’honneur [F.].
  DESTINATION, bourn or bourne, goal; landing -place, – stage; bunder or bandar [Pers. & India]; resting place; harbor, haven, port; terminus, terminal; halting -place, – ground; home, journey’s end; anchorage (refuge) [See Refuge]; completion [See Completion].
  RETURN, recursion [obs.], remigration, reëntry.
  MEETING, joining, rencounter, encounter, rejoining.
   VERB:ARRIVE; get to, come to; come; reach, attain; come up, – with, – to; overtake; make, fetch; come from, hail from; complete [See Completion]; join, rejoin.
  visit, pitch one’s tent; sit down &c. (be located) [See Location]; get to one’s journey’s end; be in at the death; come -, get- -back, – home; return; come in (ingress) [See Ingress]; make one’s appearance (appear) [See Visibility]; drop in; detrain; outspan, offsaddle [both S. Africa].
  LIGHT, alight, dismount.
  LAND, make land, cast anchor, put in, put into; go ashore, debark, disbark [rare], disembark
  MEET; encounter, rencounter [rare], come in contact; come to hand; come at, come across; hit; come -, light -, pop [colloq.] -, bounce [colloq.] -, plump [colloq.] -, burst -, pitch- upon.
   ADJECTIVE:ARRIVING &c. v.; homeward bound, terminal.
   ADVERB:HERE, hither.
   INTERJECTION:WELCOME! hail! all hail! good-day! good-morrow! come in and rest your bonnet on a chair! [Southern U. S.], bienvenu! [F.].    QUOTATION:Journeys end in lovers meeting, Every wise man’s son doth know.—Twelfth Night