What does arrive mean?

Definitions for arrive
əˈraɪvar·rive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arrive, get, comeverb

    reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress

    "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"

  2. arrive, make it, get in, go farverb

    succeed in a big way; get to the top

    "After he published his book, he had arrived"; "I don't know whether I can make it in science!"; "You will go far, my boy!"

Wiktionary

  1. arriveverb

    to reach

  2. arriveverb

    to get to a certain place

    We arrived and booked in.

  3. arriveverb

    to obtain a level of success or fame.

    He had finally arrived on Broadway.

  4. Etymology: From ariver, from *arripare, from ad + ripa. For the sense-derivation, compare land.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Arriveverb

    to come to the shore or bank. In present usage: To come in progress by water, or by traveling on land; to reach by water or by land; -- followed by at (formerly sometimes by to), also by in and from

  2. Arriveverb

    to reach a point by progressive motion; to gain or compass an object by effort, practice, study, inquiry, reasoning, or experiment

  3. Arriveverb

    to come; said of time; as, the time arrived

  4. Arriveverb

    to happen or occur

  5. Arriveverb

    to bring to shore

  6. Arriveverb

    to reach; to come to

  7. Arrivenoun

    arrival

  8. Etymology: [OE. ariven to arrive, land, OF. ariver, F. arriver, fr. LL. arripare, adripare, to come to shore; L. ad + ripa the shore or sloping bank of a river. Cf. Riparian.]

Freebase

  1. Arrive

    Arrive is a Norwegian information technology company owned by Norges Statsbaner that offers a wide range of Information Technology services, primarily targeting the railway and public transport sector, with the NSB corporation being the dominant customer. The company has 70 employees, is based in Oslo and was created in 2001 as a limited company, though had been a separate division within NSB since 1970.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Arrive

    ar-rīv′, v.i. to reach any place: to attain to any object (with at).—ns. Arrīv′al, the act of arriving: persons or things that arrive; Arrīv′ance (Shak.), company arriving. [O. Fr. ariver—Low L. adripāre—L. ad, to, ripa, a bank.]

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'arrive' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3404

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'arrive' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3601

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'arrive' in Verbs Frequency: #162

Anagrams for arrive »

  1. ravier, varier

  2. Ravier

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of arrive in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of arrive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of arrive in a Sentence

  1. T. S. Eliot, Little Gidding:

    We shall not cease from exploration. And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.

  2. Jurriaan Kien:

    We have a Plan B because we are chess players and always anticipate the next move, if for some reason we arrive in Moscow and we can't leave, we will be hosted at the French embassy's residence in Moscow. They have already prepared 14 beds.

  3. Assemblymember Cristina Garcia:

    Our biology doesn't always send an advanced warning when we're about to start menstruating, which often means we need to stop whatever we're doing and deal with a period. Often periods arrive at inconvenient times, having convenient and free access to these products means our period won't prevent us from being productive members of society, and would alleviate the anxiety of trying to find a product when out in public.

  4. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

    Japan believes that the day will come in the near future when we can recognise Palestine as a state, in order for that day to arrive sooner, we will appeal to both Israel and Palestine to resume negotiations to advance the so-called two-state solution.

  5. Stephen Vazquez:

    We enrolled 72 yesterday, she said. Some arrive alone. Each new student costs the district roughly $ 28,000 – an unbudgeted expense of more than $ 70 million, say school officials. It's like adding two elementary schools to our population that we were unable to plan for and project, Pace said. Osceola County is waiting on answers for state and national funding. Even before the storm, Puerto Ricans were fleeing a debt-ridden economy – at the pace of 80,000 a year from an island whose population is just 3.5 million. But now that flight has turned desperate. Half a million Puerto Ricans are expected to come to Florida in the next four years to join the one million already in the state. Mirbelys LaJara and Mirbelys LaJara two daughters are Hurricane Maria victims from Puerto Rico. My children don't have school, don't have work, I don't have nothing, Mirbelys LaJara said. The exodus from Hurricane Maria has added to what already has been in influx of Puerto Ricans in the Orlando area of central Central Florida and students in Orange County district in recent years. And more are expected from the ravaged island, where widespread power outages are continuing and many still lack running water. Here students at Riverdale Elementary School, in Orlando, Central Florida receive supplies. ( Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) Eight weeks after the hurricane, much of Puerto Rico remains without power, internet or phone service. Many also lack running water. Stephen Vazquez grew specialty hot peppers and cilantro. I'm kind of stuck in the air, you know, i produce hydroponically as well so without light, water issues, I can't even really produce. A farmer without light or water who has come to Orlando with two pairs of pants and a shirt. Starting from zero.

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