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arrival

ar·ri·val

arrival

 
 
pronunciation:
raI vl
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of reaching a certain place or goal.
Crowds of people awaited the arrival of the celebrities.The arrival of their flight was delayed because of fog.
synonyms:
achievement, advent, attainment, coming
antonyms:
departure, exit
similar words:
appearance, approach, completion, consummation, forthcoming, fulfillment, landing, realization
definition 2: one that has reached an intended place or goal.
We welcomed the new arrivals.
synonyms:
newcomer
similar words:
baby, comer, guest, immigrant, newborn, visitor
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