arrive at

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Related to arrive at: arrive at a conclusion


intr.v. ar·rived, ar·riv·ing, ar·rives
1. To reach a destination.
2. To come at length; take place: The day of reckoning has arrived.
3. To achieve success or recognition: He had finally arrived as a designer.
Phrasal Verb:
arrive at
To reach through effort or a process: arrive at a decision after much thought.

[Middle English ariven, from Old French ariver, from Vulgar Latin *arrīpāre, to reach the shore : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin rīpa, shore.]

ar·riv′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.arrive at - reach a destination, either real or abstractarrive at - reach a destination, either real or abstract; "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"
catch up - reach the point where one should be after a delay; "I caught up on my homework"
surmount, scale - reach the highest point of; "We scaled the Mont Blanc"
get at, access - 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"
bottom out - reach the low point; "Prices bottomed out and started to rise again after a while"
peak, top out - 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"
summit, breast - reach the summit (of a mountain); "They breasted the mountain"; "Many mountaineers go up Mt. Everest but not all summit"
top - reach or ascend the top of; "The hikers topped the mountain just before noon"
make - reach in time; "We barely made the plane"
find - succeed in reaching; arrive at; "The arrow found its mark"
culminate - reach the highest altitude or the meridian, of a celestial body
come through, get through - succeed in reaching a real or abstract destination after overcoming problems; "We finally got through the bureaucracy and could talk to the Minister"
run aground, ground - hit or reach the ground


1. To come to a particular place:
Slang: blow in.
2. To gain success:
phrasal verb
arrive at
To reach (a goal or objective):
Informal: hit on (or upon).
يَصِل إلى
dospět k
komme frem til
komast aî


(əˈraiv) verb
to reach (a place, the end of a journey etc). They arrived home last night; The parcel arrived yesterday.
arˈrival noun
1. the act of arriving. I was greeted by my sister on my arrival.
2. a person, thing etc that has arrived. I wish he would stop calling our baby the new arrival.
arrive at
to reach. The committee failed to arrive at a decision.
References in classic literature ?
Fouquet hoped to be the first to arrive at Nantes; there he would see the notables and gain support among the principal members of the States; he would make himself a necessity, a thing very easy for a man of his merit, and would delay the catastrophe, if he did not succeed in avoiding it entirely.
They murmured that they had a long and desolate region to traverse, before they could arrive at the point where they might expect to find horses; that it was impossible for Crooks and Le Clerc, in their feeble condition, to get over it; that to remain with them would only be to starve in their company.
Emily made no attempt to arrive at a conclusion, either one way or the other.
There was indeed every reason to expect success, since the mould has absorbed the entire mass of the molten metal; still some considerable time must elapse before they could arrive at any certainty upon the matter.
From 22 March 2012 the carrier is launching services between Dallas/Fort Worth and Orlando, leaving at 10:15 and arriving in Orlando at 13:50, return services will depart at 20:20 and arrive at 22:05.
45: The general congregation will arrive at the Great North Door of Westminster Abbey.
Between 0815 and 0945: The general congregation will arrive at the Great North Door of Westminster Abbey.
Passengers with flights from Durham Tees Valley Airport are advised to arrive at the airport as planned.
P now contends that he should have claimed the bad debt as a deduction on Schedule C, Profit or Loss From Business, to arrive at adjusted gross income (AGI).