To arrive is defined as to show up for something or to reach a destination.(verb)
An example of arriving is showing up to a party.
The definition of arrive is when you become someone important or when you become someone or something you have always wanted to be.(verb)
An example of arrive is when you get your first starring part in a Broadway play after you have wanted to be an actress for years.
See arrive in Webster's New World College Dictionary
See arrive in American Heritage Dictionary 4
intransitive verb ar·rived, ar·riv·ing, ar·rives
Origin: Middle English ariven
Origin: , from Old French ariver
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *arrīpāre, to reach the shore
Origin: : Latin ad-, ad-
Origin: + Latin rīpa, shore.
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