Arrive



to come to a certain point in the course of travel; reach one’s destination:
He finally arrived in Rome.
to come to be near or present in time:
The moment to act has arrived.
to attain a position of success, power, achievement, fame, or the like:
After years of hard work, she has finally arrived in her field.
Archaic. to happen:
It arrived that the master had already departed.
Obsolete. to reach; come to.
arrive at,

to come to a place after traveling; reach.
to attain the objective in a course or process:
to arrive at a conclusion.

a person who has swiftly gained wealth, status, success, or fame.
Contemporary Examples

And so often, a player does not arrive at his new destination willingly.
Junior Seau and Life After Sports Doug Glanville May 4, 2012

Most of us learned of the deadline hours before the gentlemen from Pennsylvania were scheduled to arrive.
To Shoot or Not to Shoot Edward Conlon April 13, 2011

On the appointed morning, the SEAL expected Giffords to arrive with a big staff.
Exclusive Photo: Gabrielle Giffords’s Navy SEAL Skydive Michael Daly February 26, 2012

The civilian experts he needs to prop up one half of his mission will not arrive because they do not exist.
Strategy? What Strategy? Stephen Holmes September 28, 2009

The U.S. president seems to arrive in Israel with little in his luggage other than a pair of ears.
Why Obama Will Address Israelis, Not Their Politicians Fania Oz-Salzberger March 18, 2013

Historical Examples

Theres no other train they could arrive by, as far as Im aware.
Christmas Roses and Other Stories Anne Douglas Sedgwick

How can I arrive at an opinion unless I go myself, and see what it is like?
Life in London Edwin Hodder

Money of my señora, and when I arrive at my house she make escandolo.
Kit Musgrave’s Luck Harold Bindloss

They were covered with dust and apparently very glad to arrive.
The Leopard Woman Stewart Edward White

“It’s a non-stop train; we are alone until we arrive at King’s Cross,” said Hector.
Fast as the Wind Nat Gould

verb (intransitive)
to come to a certain place during or after a journey; reach a destination
(foll by at) to agree upon; reach: to arrive at a decision
to occur eventually: the moment arrived when pretence was useless
(informal) (of a baby) to be born
(informal) to attain success or gain recognition
v.

c.1200, “reach land, reach the end of a journey by sea,” from Anglo-French ariver, Old French ariver (11c.) “to come to land,” from Vulgar Latin *arripare “to touch the shore,” from Latin ad ripam “to the shore,” from ad “to” (see ad-) + ripa “shore” (see riparian). The original notion is of coming ashore after a long voyage. Of journeys other than by sea, from late 14c. Sense of “to come to a position or state of mind” is from late 14c. Related: Arrived; arriving.

verb

To successfully establish one’s position or reputation (1880s+)

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