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.
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Origin of arrive
OTHER WORDS FROM arrivear·riv·er, nounun·ar·rived, adjectiveun·ar·riv·ing, adjective
Definition for arrive (2 of 2)
noun, plural ar·ri·vés [ar-ee-veyz; French a-ree-vey]. /ˌær iˈveɪz; French a riˈveɪ/.
Origin of arrivé
Example sentences from the Web for arrive
I meet Otis J. the night he arrives at “The Castle,” a West Harlem halfway house for newly-released convicts.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But the questions occupy my mind until the ambulance arrives.
Hitchcock arrives about ten o'clock, reads his mail, and answers the few phone calls he gets.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A uniformed cop, 25-year-old Police Officer Timothy Donohue, arrives.
That moment is beyond the reach of legislation, or of any punishment that arrives after the fact.
When the harvest time arrives in December, each tenant carries his crop to the mill for grinding.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
He will leave the country for London in a few days, and intends to call on you at Dolley's as soon as he arrives.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
These are commonly lost or stolen before the maccaroni arrives among us.
As each visitor arrives, rise, and advance part of the way to meet her.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
An owner, however, is well satisfied, if one cargo in three arrives safe; and eight or nine successful voyages make a fortune.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham