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. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    ....Faith is that tiny and beautiful songbird in one's heart that sings wonderful melodies even in the darkest moments, because it can feel and see the divine light that is yet to arrive with dawn. Faith enables us to believe in something that may be beyond any rationale, reasoning and logic. And Faith also our inner strength that empowers us to bring our dreams and vision to fruition, with the Grace of God. Take the leap in the unknown with full Faith in God and yourself.

  2. Mike Pence:

    We also reached an agreement with Guatemala to reform our laws to essentially say that if people are looking for asylum they ought to be willing to apply for asylum in the first safe country in which they arrive. We'll only move on to that if it's necessary.

  3. T. S. Eliot:

    We shall never 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.

  4. Brian Anderson:

    The original plan was for the CEO of China Energy and a delegation to arrive over this past weekend and be here in West Virginia with our state officials and others, but that visit was canceled because it would be inappropriate in the midst of this trade dispute for China to come.

  5. Brazilian Health Minister Marcelo Castro:

    On Feb. 11, U.S. technical experts will arrive in Brazil to hold a high level meeting where they will determine the first steps and timetable for developing this vaccine.

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