II. WORDS RELATING TO SPACE

IV. MOTION

4. Motion with reference to direction

[Terminal motion at] Arrival.

[Antonyms: departure.]

[Nouns] arrival, advent; landing; debarkation, disembarkation; reception, welcome, vin d'honneur.

home, goal; landing place, landing stage; bunder; resting place; destination, harbor, haven, port; terminus, halting place, halting ground; journey's end; anchorage (refuge) [more].

return, recursion, remigration; meeting; rencounter, encounter.

completion [more].

[Verbs] arrive; get to, come to; come; reach, attain; come up with, come up to; overtake, make, fetch; complete [more]; join, rejoin.

light, alight, dismount; land, go ashore; debark, disembark; put in, put into; visit, cast anchor, pitch one's tent; sit down (be located) [more]; get to one's journey's end; make the land; be in at the death; come back, get back, come home, get home; return; come in (ingress) [more]; make one's appearance (appear) [more]; drop in; detrain; outspan.

come to hand; come at, come across; hit; come upon, light upon, pop upon, bounce upon, plump upon, burst upon, pitch upon; meet; encounter, rencounter; come in contact.

[Adjectives] arriving; homeward bound.

[Adverbs] here, hither.

[Interjections] welcome! hail! all Hail! good-day, good morrow!

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