• The Crier Announces the Arrival of Five Registrars Of The Temple of King ÛsirnirÎ, Of the Vth Dynasty
    The Crier Announces the Arrival of Five Registrars Of The Temple of King ÛsirnirÎ, Of the Vth Dynasty
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v arrive reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress "She arrived home at 7 o'clock","She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight"
    • v arrive 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!"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Arrival of Jacques Cartier 1535 Arrival of Jacques Cartier 1535
Almost naked, foot-sore, heart-sore, he arrived at the convent gate Almost naked, foot-sore, heart-sore, he arrived at the convent gate
They Arrive in the "Land of the Boobies" They Arrive in the "Land of the Boobies"
Arrival at Caen Arrival at Caen
The British fleet arrived The British fleet arrived
When she arrived there was a great stir in the Palace When she arrived there was a great stir in the Palace

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: When explorers first arrived in Venezuela, they were reminded of Venice. They named the country "Little Venice", which translated into Spanish is Venezuela
    • n Arrive Arrival. "How should I joy of thy arrive to hear!"
    • Arrive To bring to shore. "And made the sea-trod ship arrive them."
    • Arrive 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 atformerly sometimes by to), also by in and from. "Arrived in Padua.""Æneas] sailing with a fleet from Sicily, arrived . . . and landed in the country of Laurentum.""There was no outbreak till the regiment arrived at Ipswich."
    • Arrive To come; said of time; as, the time arrived .
    • Arrive To happen or occur. "Happy! to whom this glorious death arrives ."
    • Arrive To reach a point by progressive motion; to gain or compass an object by effort, practice, study, inquiry, reasoning, or experiment. "When he arrived at manhood.""We arrive at knowledge of a law of nature by the generalization of facts.""If at great things thou wouldst arrive ."
    • Arrive To reach; to come to. "Ere he arrive the happy isle.""Ere we could arrive the point proposed.""Arrive at last the blessed goal."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Superman dates back to June 1938, when he appeared in Action Comics No. 1. Batman arrived on the scene one year later in Detective Comics No. 27, appearing May 1939.
    • arrive To bring (a ship or its passengers) to shore; land.
    • arrive To reach.
    • arrive To come to; happen to.
    • arrive To come to or reach a certain point in the course of travel: with at: as, we arrived at Havre-de-Grace.
    • arrive To reach a point or stage by progressive advance; attain to a certain result or state: with at, formerly sometimes with to: as, to arrive at an unusual degree of excellence; to arrive at a conclusion.
    • arrive To happen or occur: with to.
    • n arrive Arrival.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Soldiers arrived to fight the Battle of Marne in World War I - not on foot or by military airplane or military vehicle - but by taxi cabs. France took over all the taxi cabs in Paris to get soldiers to the front.
    • v.i Arrive ar-rīv′ to reach any place: to attain to any object (with at)
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  • Miguel De Cervantes
    “Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “To be a successful hostess, when guest arrive say, At last! and when they leave say, So soon!”
  • King Jr. Martin Luther
    “Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.”
  • William Lyon Phelps
    William Lyon Phelps
    “I am glad my ancestors arrived on the Mayflower, but I am gladder that there are nine generations between us.”
  • Elizabeth Bowen
    “Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day.”
  • Jose Antonio Viera Gallo
    Jose Antonio Viera Gallo
    “Socialism can only arrive by bicycle.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. ariver—Low L. adripāre—L. ad, to, ripa, a bank.


In literature:

Here we expected another encounter with the Bolo, but he had just left when we arrived.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
It seemed as if the end of the world was arriving.
"The Philippine Islands" by John Foreman
The British avenging army arrived at Cabul on the 15th of September 1842, and encamped on the racecourse.
"Our Soldiers" by W.H.G. Kingston
Arrived at Punt, the Egyptian commander pitched his tents upon the shore, to the great astonishment of the inhabitants.
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
Ijurra had arrived upon the ground.
"The War Trail" by Mayne Reid
We have arrived in front of several rows of seats raised above one another.
"The White Chief" by Mayne Reid
I arrived on the 10th.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
Arrival of twenty-nine physicians in less than three weeks.
"The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52" by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe
Next morning Mistress Halliburt arrived with Maiden May.
"Won from the Waves" by W.H.G. Kingston
Then Rosella went her way, and arrived safely at her mother-in-law's.
"Italian Popular Tales" by Thomas Frederick Crane

In poetry:

An Austrian noble left the stour,
And fast the flight 'gan take;
And he arrived in luckless hour
At Sempach on the lake.
"The Battle of Sempach" by Sir Walter Scott
Burbank crossed a little bridge
Descending at a small hotel;
Princess Volupine arrived,
They were together, and he fell.
"Burbank With A Baedeker: Bleistein With A Cigar" by T S Eliot
The kings rode on to darkness.
In England's conquering hour,
Unseen arrived her splendour;
Unknown, her conquering power.
"Shakespeare's Kingdom" by Alfred Noyes
Its splendour was the star. Your soul,
The real of you, survives,
Homes to the spirit; ray on ray
For ever still arrives.
"Immortal Eve - IV" by Manmohan Ghose
When they arrived before the host,
They hover'd on the lay:
"Wilt thou lend me our king's standard,
To bear a little way?"
"Auld Maitland" by Andrew Lang
Happy news -
Joy, sultan, joy, the caravan from Cairo
Is safe arrived and brings the seven years' tribute
Of the rich Nile.
"Nathan The Wise - Act V" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

In news:

The gutter-mouth macho man who goaded a senior citizen and his daughter into a US Open throwdown turned into a bawl boy once the NYPD arrived.
Host Alan Cumming arrives at the 2012 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards presented by BBC America at The Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Host Alan Cumming arrives at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles's Britannia Awards.
At the BAFTA awards, being held Sunday, red carpet arrivals can be likened to a swanky meal.
Well, over the past week reinforcements arrived and large swarms of bait of all sizes invaded our waters.
World famous singer Rihanna has arrived to Baku , Trend correspondent reported.
With Balenciaga , Rick Owens and Others, Fall Arrives.
Moneyball, which arrives in theaters Friday, is a tale that is more The Social Network than Major League.
Ball field equipment arrives.
Measure to stop flow of invasive species arriving in ballast water.
Kentucky Republicans, believing Sen Clinton is the kiss of death for Democrats in the state, think her arrival here is an early visit from Santa.
Band members found the instruments missing when they arrived Monday morning for practice.
The driver also fled the scene before police arrived.
Right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik arrives in an Oslo court on May 9, 2012.
When Bela Fleck and the Flecktones arrive in Tulsa for a show at Cain's Ballroom, it's a reason to celebrate for Flecktones fans.

In science:

By far most of the entropy increase occurs when the gas passes through the accretion shock as it enters the NFW halo, rsh ≈ rvir , and encounters nearly stationary gas that arrived earlier.
Entropy Evolution in Galaxy Groups and Clusters; A Comparison of External and Internal Heating
As drips arrive at the origin, the mass of cooled gas there (Mcool in Table 2) suddenly increases.
Entropy Evolution in Galaxy Groups and Clusters; A Comparison of External and Internal Heating
The dark halos evolve just as in the previous models, but the intergalactic baryonic gas is assumed to remain at T = 104 K until it arrives at the accretion shock.
Entropy Evolution in Galaxy Groups and Clusters; A Comparison of External and Internal Heating
More precisely, extracting the invariants used in the proofs (see 5.2 and 6.1), one arrives at the following statement.
Real Rational Surfaces Are Quasi-Simple
If there is a disconnection when no 0-inputs arrive to the automata, the system stabilizes under the critical curve.
Self-Organized Critical Random Boolean Networks