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
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Example sentences from the Web for arriving
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.
On arriving at this spot I felt sure that I had now found the place wanted.Forty Years Among the Indians|Daniel W. Jones
About the time I got to the street, Lieutenant Day from the crime lab was arriving and walking up toward the front door.Warren Commission (7 of 26): Hearings Vol. VII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
On arriving we found that Mr. and Mrs. Hall had not yet returned from church.Passages From the English Notebooks, Volume 2|Nathaniel Hawthorne
Oswald felt an altogether extraordinary emotion on arriving opposite St Peter's.Corinne, Volume 1 (of 2)|Mme de Stael
Arriving at his house we there found his wife, two ladies and an English lady, who begged to be allowed to assist us.Perils and Captivity|Charlotte-Adlade [ne Picard] Dard