verb (used without object), ar·rived, ar·riv·ing.
verb (used with object), ar·rived, ar·riv·ing.
- 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
Examples from the Web for arrived
Was there an investigation of people at DOJ before they arrived at that conclusion?Ex-CBS Reporter Sharyl Attkisson’s Battle Royale With the Feds|Lloyd Grove|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
When I first arrived at Duke, hooking up with a stranger seemed like a way to shed my inhibitions.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating|Ellie Schaack|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The detectives learned early on that Brinsley had arrived by bus in Manhattan.
He then escaped from his detention and arrived on Tverskaya Avenue to join his supporters.
Last September, the "designer" duo got booed at Lanvin's Paris fashion show after they arrived late to their front row seats.Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s Balmain Campaign: High Fashion Meets Low Culture|Amy Zimmerman|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Two days afterwards, on the 9th of September, I arrived with the commissary at Milan.My Ten Years' Imprisonment|Silvio Pellico
The King subsequently sailed on his intended visit to the sister island, and arrived off the coast in due course.Memoirs of the Court of George IV. 1820-1830 (Vol 1)|Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
The time has now arrived for your own meal, and make the most of it.Mr. Punch At Home|Various
This agrees with the conclusions at which Bouin and Ancel had arrived by ligaturing the vasa deferentia of male animals.The Organism as a Whole|Jacques Loeb
A resolve fixed itself at once in her heart; to greet her lover the instant he arrived.The Daughter of a Magnate|Frank H. Spearman
Word Origin for arrive
c.1200, "reach land, reach the end of a journey by sea," from Anglo-French ariver, Old French ariver (11c.) "to come to land," from Vulgar Latin *arripare "to touch the shore," from Latin ad ripam "to the shore," from ad "to" (see ad-) + ripa "shore" (see riparian). The original notion is of coming ashore after a long voyage. Of journeys other than by sea, from late 14c. Sense of "to come to a position or state of mind" is from late 14c. Related: Arrived; arriving.