Antonyms for arrive

Grammar : Verb
Spell : uh-rahyv
Phonetic Transcription : əˈraɪv

Definition of arrive

Origin :
  • c.1200, "reach land, reach the end of a journey by sea," from Anglo-French ariver, Old French ariver (11c.) "to come to land," from Vulgar Latin *arripare "to touch the shore," from Latin ad ripam "to the shore," from ad "to" (see ad-) + ripa "shore" (see riparian). The original notion is of coming ashore after a long voyage. Of journeys other than by sea, from late 14c. Sense of "to come to a position or state of mind" is from late 14c. Related: Arrived; arriving.
  • verb come to a destination
  • verb achieve recognition
Example sentences :
  • Let me acknowledge that there was much need of self-persuasion to arrive at this conclusion.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • At Antwerp, he happened to arrive at the celebration of the fête in honour of Rubens.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • How can I arrive at an opinion unless I go myself, and see what it is like?
  • Extract from : « Life in London » by Edwin Hodder
  • He is a lover of truth, and advocates the only way to arrive at it, which is by unfettered thought.
  • Extract from : « Life in London » by Edwin Hodder
  • Let me hear from you as soon as you arrive, and in particular tell me what you mean to do with Mainwaring.
  • Extract from : « Lady Susan » by Jane Austen
  • They were covered with dust and apparently very glad to arrive.
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
  • And when it is finished and you arrive you shall find me, but not at once.
  • Extract from : « Green Mansions » by W. H. Hudson
  • Why, for instance, the charming couple did not arrive at the same moment, and in the same cab?
  • Extract from : « The Underdog » by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • One could not arrive at all; another not till near daybreak.
  • Extract from : « The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson » by Robert Southey
  • And all the time, it had seemed to Anthony, that the man was expecting some one to arrive.
  • Extract from : « It Happened in Egypt » by C. N. Williamson

Synonyms for arrive

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