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
This winter, however, arrives as a deadlocked Congress fails to offer a new relief fund and as rising coronavirus cases threaten new shutdown measures.‘Can’t eat a gift card’: Rural food banks fight to put turkeys on the table|Kyle Swenson|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
A second shipment of 150,000 tests would arrive a few days later.Hogan’s first batch of coronavirus tests from South Korea were flawed, never used|Steve Thompson|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
On a mild autumn day in 2016, the Hungarian mathematician Gábor Domokos arrived on the geophysicist Douglas Jerolmack’s doorstep in Philadelphia.Scientists Uncover the Universal Geometry of Geology|Joshua Sokol|November 19, 2020|Quanta Magazine
When Rubio started his teaching career at York nine years ago, there was just one recently arrived Guatemalan student in the school’s English learners, or EL, program, he recalled.Inside the Lives of Immigrant Teens Working Dangerous Night Shifts in Suburban Factories|by Melissa Sanchez|November 19, 2020|ProPublica
This pick marks the first for new executive Arturas Karnisovas, who arrived from the Denver Nuggets during the offseason.On quiet night for NBA draft lottery selections, Anthony Edwards goes No. 1 to Timberwolves|Ben Golliver, Des Bieler|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
By the time the ambulance arrived, over 10 minutes later, it was too late—Mills died soon after arriving at the hospital.
Ramos would help set the tone of the day when he greeted the arriving students outside the school.
Arriving in Italy means they have made it to the next phase, but they have most certainly not reached the end of their journeys.Inside the Smuggling Networks Flooding Europe with Refugees|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A few minutes after arriving, I stood, stripped of everything, my clothes neatly folded on the floor next to me.
The Prince and The Duchess will travel to Colombia first, arriving in Bogota on Tuesday, October 28.
He had got his ticket of admission to the Casino, after arriving yesterday evening; but the Rooms had not pleased him then.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
In France these reports would have been impersonal messages arriving from afar.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
It had been his intention before arriving there, to arraign his wife again for having let Orlean go West in the beginning.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
She was too intent upon studying his own to hide them, and upon arriving at a final conclusion.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
On arriving at his command he found everything in confusion, and the soldiers ready at any moment to declare for the Emperor.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison