Arrived



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.

Contemporary Examples

A party for three that is, because when she arrived with the actress, no one else was at the party.
Here’s What She’d Tell Bill Cosby Today Dean Obeidallah December 8, 2014

And the second I arrived and did my last step, there was thunder and rain pouring.
Philippe Petit’s Moment of Concern Walking the WTC Tightrope Anthony Haden-Guest August 7, 2014

I knew none of this, of course, when I arrived in Mumbai in November 2006 to interview Jolie.
I Joined the Peace Corps Because of Angelina Jolie Sean Smith January 18, 2011

“When I first arrived, I covered my hair,” she says pointing to her shock of brown curls.
Libya: Former Exiles Chafe Over Surge of Salafism Jamie Dettmer September 22, 2012

The victim was mumbling…. When they arrived at the apartment, Famolu carried Karmari inside.
Wisconsin Political Attack Ad Forces Mom to Re-Live Anguish Over Murdered Son Michael Daly June 7, 2012

Historical Examples

Reid was not with the sheep when Mackenzie arrived where they fed.
The Flockmaster of Poison Creek George W. Ogden

When Fleckenstein arrived an hour late, he found an empty hall.
Still Jim Honor Willsie Morrow

The ladies and gentlemen who were coming to dine at the Villa had all arrived.
The Adventures of Herr Baby Mrs. Molesworth

We arrived at the capital of the state at four in the afternoon.
Up the River Oliver Optic

When Atlee arrived at Bruton Street, the welcome that met him was almost cordial.
Lord Kilgobbin Charles Lever

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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