Arrive Definition

arrived, arrives, arriving
arrived, arrives, arriving
To reach a destination.
American Heritage
To reach one's destination; come to a place.
Webster's New World
To reach.
This flight arrives Atlanta at 6 p.m.
Webster's New World
To come at length; take place.
The day of reckoning has arrived.
American Heritage
To come.
The time has arrived for action.
Webster's New World
arrive at
  • to reach by traveling
  • to reach by work, thinking, development, etc.
Webster's New World

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Origin of Arrive

  • Middle English ariven from Old French ariver from Vulgar Latin arrīpāre to reach the shore Latin ad- ad- Latin rīpa shore

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French ariver, from Late Latin *arrīpare, from Latin ad + rīpa (“shore”). For the sense-derivation, compare land.

    From Wiktionary

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