verb-intransitive. To come to the shore or bank. In present usage: To come in progress by water, or by traveling on land; to reach by water or by land; -- followed by at (formerly sometimes by to), also by in and from.verb-intransitive. To reach a point by progressive motion; to gain or compass an object by effort, practice, study, inquiry, reasoning, or experiment.verb-intransitive. To come; said of time.verb-intransitive. To happen or occur.v. To bring to shore.v. To reach; to come to.n. Arrival.