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Definition 1: reach a destination, either real or abstract - [verb of motion]

Samples where arrive at or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We hit Detroit by noon
  • The water reached the doorstep
  • We barely made it to the finish line
  • I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts

Synonyms for arrive at in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of arrive at ) hit or reach the ground

(... is a kind of arrive at ) succeed in reaching a real or abstract destination after overcoming problems

"We finally got through the bureaucracy and could talk to the Minister"

(... is a kind of arrive at ) reach the highest altitude or the meridian, of a celestial body

(... is a kind of arrive at ) succeed in reaching; arrive at

"The arrow found its mark"

(arrive at has a similar meaning as ...) reach in time

"We barely made the plane"

(... is a kind of arrive at ) reach or ascend the top of

"The hikers topped the mountain just before noon"

(... is a kind of arrive at ) reach the summit (of a mountain)

"They breasted the mountain" "Many mountaineers go up Mt. Everest but not all summit"

(... is a kind of arrive at ) to reach the highest point; attain maximum intensity, activity

"That wild, speculative spirit peaked in 1929" "Bids for the painting topped out at $50 million"

(... is a kind of arrive at ) reach the low point

"Prices bottomed out and started to rise again after a while"

(... is a kind of arrive at ) reach or gain access to

"How does one access the attic in this house?" "I cannot get to the T.V. antenna, even if I climb on the roof"

(... is a kind of arrive at ) reach the highest point of

"We scaled the Mont Blanc"

(... is a kind of arrive at ) reach the point where one should be after a delay

"I caught up on my homework"

(arrive at implies ...) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

"How fast does your new car go?" "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus" "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect" "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell" "news travelled fast"

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