- to come to a place after traveling; reach.
- to attain the objective in a course or process: to arrive at a conclusion.
Origin of arrive
OTHER WORDS FROM arrivear·riv·er, nounun·ar·rived, adjectiveun·ar·riv·ing, adjective
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Origin of arrivé
How to use arrive in a sentence
Her travel clique has been known to arrive at an airport, bags packed, passport-in-hand, within hours of spotting a deal.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
At the music studio, Brinsley would arrive by train or bus to break into the music scene.
He said Jay was anxious and wondering why it was taking so long for the police to arrive.Adnan Killed Her! No, Jay Did It! Serial’s Uncertain, True-to-Reality End|Emily Shire|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Few series arrive with the buzz of Aaron Sorkin's HBO drama.'The Newsroom' Ended As It Began: Weird, Controversial, and Noble|Kevin Fallon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I arrive at twelve-twenty-five and the secretaries are in a tizzy.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They did not arrive in time, so that some of the vessels had sailed, three of which were captured by the enemy.
Peu aprs nostre arrive, i'escrivy l'estat auquel nous avons retrouv ceste Eglise et Colonie naissante.
It was near the hour, by the time they got there, when David Arden would arrive from his northern point of departure.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
They were sure that the white troops in Meerut would soon arrive and put an end to the prevalent anarchy.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Alila was not two hours old before friends began to arrive to see him.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade