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Definition 1: reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress - [verb of motion]

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

  • She arrived home at 7 o'clock
  • She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight

Synonyms for arrive in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of arrive ) reach or come to rest

"The bird landed on the highest branch" "The plane landed in Istanbul"

(... is a kind of arrive ) of trains; move into (a station)

"The bullet train drew into Tokyo Station"

(... is a kind of arrive ) arrive in great numbers

(... is a kind of arrive ) reach a point in time, or a certain state or level

"The thermometer hit 100 degrees" "This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour"

(... is a kind of arrive ) be received

"News came in of the massacre in Rwanda"

(... is a kind of arrive ) arrive suddenly and unannounced

"He plumped in on a Sunday morning"

(... is a kind of arrive ) arrive in a vehicle:

"He rolled up in a black Mercedes"

(... is a kind of arrive ) arrive on shore

"The ship landed in Pearl Harbor"

(... is a kind of arrive ) cause to come to the ground

"the pilot managed to land the airplane safely"

(... is a kind of arrive ) arrive by motorcar

"The star and her manager drive in today from their motor tour across the country"

(arrive has a similar meaning as ...) reach and board

"She got the bus just as it was leaving"

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

  • 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!

Synonyms for arrive in the sense of this definition

(arrive is a kind of ...) attain success or reach a desired goal

"The enterprise succeeded" "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show" "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"

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