Arrive
Arrive Ar*rive", v. t. 1. To bring to shore. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

And made the sea-trod ship arrive them. --Chapman. [1913 Webster]

2. To reach; to come to. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

Ere he arrive the happy isle. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Ere we could arrive the point proposed. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Arrive at last the blessed goal. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]


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  • arrivé — arrivé, ée [ arive ] adj. • de arriver 1 ♦ Premier, dernier arrivé : celui qui est arrivé le premier, le dernier. « il n a pu faire autrement que de servir d abord les premiers arrivés » (A. Gide). 2 ♦ Qui a réussi (socialement,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • arrivé — arrivé, ée (a ri vé, vée) part. passé. 1°   Qui a pris terre. Arrivé au port. 2°   Venu dans un lieu par eau, par voiture, à cheval, etc. Arrivé en diligence. 3°   Venu, en général. Arrivé en Afrique. Vous êtes bien aise de le voir arrivé. à… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Arrive — Ar*rive , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Arrived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Arriving}.] [OE. ariven to arrive, land, OF. ariver, F. arriver, fr. LL. arripare, adripare, to come to shore; L. ad + ripa the shore or sloping bank of a river. Cf. {Riparian}.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arrive — Ar*rive , n. Arrival. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] How should I joy of thy arrive to hear! Drayton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arrive — [v1] come to a destination access, alight, appear, attain, barge in, blow in, bob up*, breeze in*, bust in*, buzz*, check in*, clock in*, disembark, dismount, drop anchor, drop in, enter, fall by, fall in, get to, hit*, hit town*, land*, make it* …   New thesaurus

  • arrive — ► VERB 1) reach a destination. 2) be brought or delivered. 3) (of a particular moment) come about. 4) (arrive at) reach (a conclusion or decision). 5) informal become successful and well known. ORIGIN originally in the sense «reach the sho …   English terms dictionary

  • arrive — [ə rīv′] vi. arrived, arriving [ME ariven < OFr ariver < VL * arripare, come to shore, land < L ad , to + ripa, shore] 1. to reach one s destination; come to a place 2. to come [the time has arrived for action] 3. to attain success, fame …   English World dictionary

  • arrive — I verb accomplish, achieve, advance, alight, appear, approach, attain, befall, betide, come to, consummate, culminate, emerge, enter, eventuate, gain, get to, happen, join, land, make good, occur, reach, show up, supervene, turn up, visit II… …   Law dictionary

  • Arrivé — Nom rencontré notamment en Charente Maritime. A l époque où les noms de famille se sont formés, le mot signifie simplement celui qui a atteint la rive . Difficile de savoir quel est son sens en tant que surnom. M. T. Morlet évoque pour sa part l… …   Noms de famille

  • arrive — (v.) c.1200, reach land, reach the end of a journey by sea, from Anglo Fr. ariver, O.Fr. ariver (11c.) to come to land, from V.L. *arripare to touch the shore, from L. ad ripam to the shore, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + ripa shore (see …   Etymology dictionary

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