Arrive

Definition of Arrive

Ar`rive´
v. i.1.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 at (formerly sometimes by to), also by in and from.
[imp. & p. p. Arrived ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Arriving.]
[Æneas] sailing with a fleet from Sicily, arrived . . . and landed in the country of Laurentum.
- Holland.
There was no outbreak till the regiment arrived at Ipswich.
- Macaulay.
2.To reach a point by progressive motion; to gain or compass an object by effort, practice, study, inquiry, reasoning, or experiment.
To arrive at
or attain to.
When he arrived at manhood.
- Rogers.
We arrive at knowledge of a law of nature by the generalization of facts.
- McCosh.
If at great things thou wouldst arrive.
- Milton.
3.To come; said of time; as, the time arrived.
4.To happen or occur.
Happy! to whom this glorious death arrives.
- Waller.
v. t.1.To bring to shore.
And made the sea-trod ship arrive them.
- Chapman.
2.To reach; to come to.
Ere he arrive the happy isle.
- Milton.
Ere we could arrive the point proposed.
- Shak.
Arrive at last the blessed goal.
- Tennyson.
n.1.Arrival.
How should I joy of thy arrive to hear!
- Drayton.

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