(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
Act of reaching a certain point
1. arrival, coming, advent; landing, docking, mooring; debarkation, disembarkation, deplaning; homecoming, return, rencounter.
2. (place of arrival) home, goal, landing place, destination, journey's end (See end); harbor, haven, port, port of call, station, [air] terminal; terminus, end of the line; attainment (See completion).
3. (one who arrives) newcomer, visitor; Johnny-come-lately; newborn
1. arrive, show up; arrive at, get to, come to, reach, attain; come to rest; come up with or to; catch up (to); overtake. Informal, hit, make it.
2. land, make a landfall, make land, dock, moor; disembark, deplane, detrain, etc.
3. (means of arrival) light, alight, dismount; land, go ashore, debark, disembark; detrain, deplane; put in[to], visit, cast anchor, pitch one's tent; sign or check in, get to one's journey's end, end up; come or get back, come home, return; appear, put in an appearance, come in, drop in, darken one's door. Slang, blow in, hit town; make the scene.
Adjectives — arriving, coming; inbound, incoming.
Adverbs — on arrival.
Quotations — It is better to travel hopefully than to arrive (R. L. Stevenson).
Antonyms, See departure.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [The act of arriving]
Syn. entrance, advent, coming, entry, appearance, landing, homecoming, debarkation, alighting, ingress, influx, landfall, inflow, approach, appearance, accession, dismounting, return, reaching one's destination, meeting, disembarkation.
Ant. departure*, leaving, leavetaking.
2. [That which has arrived]
Syn. passenger, visitor, tourist, guest, newcomer, delegate, representative, traveler, immigrant, envoy, conferee, cargo, freight, mail, shipment, package, parcel, addition.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. coming landing, entrance, appearance, homecoming, advent.
2. newcomer visitor, traveler, tourist.
ANT.: 1. departure, exit. 2. native, local
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. The act of arriving: advent, appearance, coming. See START. 2. One that arrives: comer, visitor. See ENTER. 3. The achievement of something desired, planned, or attempted: success, successfulness. See THRIVE.

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