What does Arrival mean?

Definitions for Arrivaləˈraɪ vəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Arrival.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. arrival, reaching(noun)

    accomplishment of an objective

  2. arrival(noun)

    the act of arriving at a certain place

    "they awaited her arrival"

  3. arrival, arriver, comer(noun)

    someone who arrives (or has arrived)


  1. arrival(Noun)

    the act of arriving or something that has arrived

  2. arrival(Noun)

    the attainment of an objective, especially as a result of effort

Webster Dictionary

  1. Arrival(noun)

    the act of arriving, or coming; the act of reaching a place from a distance, whether by water (as in its original sense) or by land

  2. Arrival(noun)

    the attainment or reaching of any object, by effort, or in natural course; as, our arrival at this conclusion was wholly unexpected

  3. Arrival(noun)

    the person or thing arriving or which has arrived; as, news brought by the last arrival

  4. Arrival(noun)

    an approach

  5. Origin: [From Arrive.]


  1. Arrival

    Arrival is the third proper studio album by the Swedish pop group ABBA. It was originally released in Sweden on 11 October 1976 by Polar Records. Recording sessions began in August 1975 and continued until September 1976. The album was recorded at Metronome and Glen studios in Stockholm, Sweden. Arrival was first released on CD in 1984. The album has been reissued in digitally remastered form a total of four times; first in 1997, then in 2001, 2005 as part of The Complete Studio Recordings box set, and again in 2006. Upon its original 1976 release, "Fernando", released as a single earlier the same year, did not appear on Arrival, but it was included on the South African, Australian and New Zealand versions. "Fernando" remained unreleased on Arrival until the first remastered issue in 1997. The album also contains three of the group's biggest hits, "Dancing Queen", "Money, Money, Money" and "Knowing Me, Knowing You". Arrival was the best-selling album of 1977 in the United Kingdom. In April 1977, the album was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Arrival' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2845

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Arrival' in Nouns Frequency: #1158


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Arrival in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Arrival in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Roy Blunt:

    I think what's happening is not dead on arrival.

  2. Gifted Mom:

    The arrival of solar electricity here has changed everything.

  3. Portuguese Proverb:

    Visits always give pleasure, if not the arrival, the departure.

  4. Xiao Jie:

    The arrival of tourists will nourish the need for divers and windsurfers.

  5. Christoph Horstel:

    It is smooth sailing conditions and the expected time of arrival will be Thursday.

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