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arrive

ar·rive

arrive

 
 
pronunciation:
raIv
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: arrived, arrives, arriving
definition 1: to reach a certain place or goal.
What time did they arrive at the club?After much thought, she arrived at her decision.I arrived home at seven.
synonyms:
come, show up
antonyms:
depart, exit
similar words:
alight, appear, debark, disembark, get, land
definition 2: to gain an end; achieve success.
When I was shown my new office, with its gleaming oak desk, thick carpet, and view of the city, I knew I had finally arrived.
synonyms:
get ahead, succeed
similar words:
achieve, flourish, get, prosper, thrive
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