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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?I arrived home at seven.The train arrived in Paris early in the morning.After much thought, she arrived at her decision.We both studied the problem but arrived at different conclusions.
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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