What does arrive mean?

Definitions for arrive
əˈraɪvar·rive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arrive, get, come(verb)

    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 far(verb)

    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. arrive(Verb)

    to reach

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

  2. arrive(Verb)

    to get to a certain place

    We arrived and booked in.

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

  3. arrive(Verb)

    to obtain a level of success or fame.

    He had finally arrived on Broadway.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Arrive(verb)

    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

    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.]

  2. Arrive(verb)

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

    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.]

  3. Arrive(verb)

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

    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.]

  4. Arrive(verb)

    to happen or occur

    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.]

  5. Arrive(verb)

    to bring to shore

    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.]

  6. Arrive(verb)

    to reach; to come to

    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.]

  7. Arrive(noun)

    arrival

    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.]

British National Corpus

  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. Anuj Somany:

    A self-seeker attracts merely opportunity-seekers & blood-suckers around oneself and they arrive often in big numbers and appear also under the disguise of followers and supporters only.

  2. Feltham:

    The hooting fowler seldom takes much game. When a man has a project in his mind, digested and fixed by consideration, it is wise to keep it secret till the time that his designs arrive at their despatch and perfection. He is unwise who brags much either of what he will do or what he shall have, for if what he speaks of fall not out accordingly, instead of applause, a mock and scorn will follow him.

  3. Harman Singh Sidhu:

    It's surprising that help even came that quickly, india's emergency response services are as fractured as its roads and infrastructure... these services claim they can arrive in 10-15 minutes, but most take up to 45 minutes.

  4. Marguerite de Valois:

    Science conducts us, step by step, through the whole range of creation, until we arrive, at length, at God.

  5. Robert Louis Stephenson:

    To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labour.

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