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The key to wisdom is this - constant and frequent questioning, for by doubting we are led to question and by questioning we arrive at the truth.
Peter Abelard

Meaning of "arrive" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ARRIVE

From Old French ariver, from Vulgar Latin arrīpāre (unattested) to land, reach the bank, from Latin ad to + rīpa river bank.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ARRIVE

arrive  [əˈraɪv] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ARRIVE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Arrive is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb arrive in English.

WHAT DOES ARRIVE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Arrive

Arrive is a Norwegian information technology company owned by Norges Statsbaner that offers a wide range of Information Technology services, primarily targeting the railway and public transport sector, with the NSB corporation being the dominant customer. The company has 70 employees, is based in Oslo and was created in 2001 as a limited company, though had been a separate division within NSB since 1970.

Definition of arrive in the English dictionary

The first definition of arrive in the dictionary is to come to a certain place during or after a journey; reach a destination. Other definition of arrive is to agree upon; reach. Arrive is also to occur eventually.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO ARRIVE

PRESENT

Present
I arrive
you arrive
he/she/it arrives
we arrive
you arrive
they arrive
Present continuous
I am arriving
you are arriving
he/she/it is arriving
we are arriving
you are arriving
they are arriving
Present perfect
I have arrived
you have arrived
he/she/it has arrived
we have arrived
you have arrived
they have arrived
Present perfect continuous
I have been arriving
you have been arriving
he/she/it has been arriving
we have been arriving
you have been arriving
they have been arriving
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I arrived
you arrived
he/she/it arrived
we arrived
you arrived
they arrived
Past continuous
I was arriving
you were arriving
he/she/it was arriving
we were arriving
you were arriving
they were arriving
Past perfect
I had arrived
you had arrived
he/she/it had arrived
we had arrived
you had arrived
they had arrived
Past perfect continuous
I had been arriving
you had been arriving
he/she/it had been arriving
we had been arriving
you had been arriving
they had been arriving
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will arrive
you will arrive
he/she/it will arrive
we will arrive
you will arrive
they will arrive
Future continuous
I will be arriving
you will be arriving
he/she/it will be arriving
we will be arriving
you will be arriving
they will be arriving
Future perfect
I will have arrived
you will have arrived
he/she/it will have arrived
we will have arrived
you will have arrived
they will have arrived
Future perfect continuous
I will have been arriving
you will have been arriving
he/she/it will have been arriving
we will have been arriving
you will have been arriving
they will have been arriving
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would arrive
you would arrive
he/she/it would arrive
we would arrive
you would arrive
they would arrive
Conditional continuous
I would be arriving
you would be arriving
he/she/it would be arriving
we would be arriving
you would be arriving
they would be arriving
Conditional perfect
I would have arrive
you would have arrive
he/she/it would have arrive
we would have arrive
you would have arrive
they would have arrive
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been arriving
you would have been arriving
he/she/it would have been arriving
we would have been arriving
you would have been arriving
they would have been arriving
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you arrive
we let´s arrive
you arrive
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to arrive
Past participle
arrived
Present Participle
arriving
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ARRIVE


all-wheel-drive
ˌɔːlwiːlˈdraɪv
deprive
dɪˈpraɪv
derive
dɪˈraɪv
descrive
dɪˈskraɪv
drink-drive
ˌdrɪŋkˈdraɪv
drive
draɪv
outdrive
ˌaʊtˈdraɪv
overdrive
ˈəʊvəˌdraɪv
rive
raɪv
strive
straɪv
thrive
θraɪv
underdrive
ˈʌndəˌdraɪv

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ARRIVE

arriage
arride
arriere
arris
arrish
arrival
arrival board
arrival platform
arrival time
arrivals board
arrivals hall
arrivals lounge
arrivance
arrivancy
arrivederci
arriver
arrivisme
arriviste
arroba
arrogance

WORDS THAT END LIKE ARRIVE

all-wheel drive
belt drive
cattle drive
CD-ROM drive
disk drive
flash drive
fly-drive
four-wheel drive
front-wheel drive
hard disk drive
hard drive
in overdrive
motor drive
pen drive
rear-wheel drive
sex drive
test drive
test-drive
USB drive
worm drive

Synonyms and antonyms of arrive in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ARRIVE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «arrive» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of arrive

Translation of «arrive» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ARRIVE

Find out the translation of arrive to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of arrive from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «arrive» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

到达
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

llegar
570 millions of speakers

English

arrive
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आने
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يَصِلُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

прибывать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

chegar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পৌঁছা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

arriver
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tiba
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ankommen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

着く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

도착하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Teka
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đến
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வரும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आगमन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

varmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

arrivare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przybyć
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

прибувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a sosi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φτάνω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kom
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ankomma
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ankomme
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of arrive

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ARRIVE»

The term «arrive» is very widely used and occupies the 5.305 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ARRIVE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about arrive

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «ARRIVE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word arrive.
1
Peter Abelard
The key to wisdom is this - constant and frequent questioning, for by doubting we are led to question and by questioning we arrive at the truth.
2
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Wale means to arrive home. So the crown has arrived home. Akin is warrior or brave man. Nuoye is a brave man of chieftaincy and Agbaje means wealth and prosperity.
3
Ted Allen
It's okay if you finish cooking something easy after your guests arrive - some dishes must be prepared a la minute, as chefs say. Just remember to keep talking.
4
Pedro Almodovar
Whenever I arrive on a real location, I have to move around and work out what the best angles are going to be. When I was moving around with the lens, I discovered things that the naked eye would not have.
5
Rosecrans Baldwin
My ideal vacation isn't about complex maneuvers. I want to arrive somewhere foreign where I don't speak the language, go hiking, then plop down in a sunny square, have drinks, read a book, and see what happens.
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Antonio Banderas
It was an honor and privilege to arrive to this country 16 years ago with almost no money in my pocket. A lot has happened since then.
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John Barton
The point of an experiment is not to arrive at a predetermined end point, to prove or disprove anything, but to deliver a poem that reveals much about the process taken.
8
Stephen Bayley
I have a character failing. I am quite incapable of identifying with anything whole-heartedly. Whatever I am doing, I am always planning to do something else. I would rather travel than arrive.
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Peter Baynham
Innovations, instantly followed by a demented lust for them, now arrive with dizzying speed, not just daily, but in one-hour delivery slots.
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Adrian Belew
Currently I'm working with Parker Fly on a new Midi guitar to arrive next year.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ARRIVE»

Discover the use of arrive in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to arrive and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Arctic Fives Arrive
A counting book in which animals in groups of five share a hilltop to view the northern lights.
Elinor J. Pinczes, 1996
2
First to Arrive: State and Local Responses to Terrorism
State and local perspectives on terrorism preparedness from workers in the field.
Juliette N. Kayyem, Robyn L. Pangi, Executive Session on Domestic Preparedness, 2003
3
I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon
This volume brings together ten previously uncollected stories and a major unpublished essay, which span nearly thirty years of the career of the noted science fiction writer
Philip K. Dick, Mark Hurst, Paul Williams, 1985
4
First to Arrive: Firefighters at Ground Zero
Briefly surveys the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 and provides an introduction to firefighting history, techniques, clothing, and gear.
Alison Kelley, 2002
5
How to Arrive at a Considered Opinion: A Method of Analyzing ...
This book is written for the non-philosophy major taking "Contemporary Moral Issues" or "Intro to Ethics" courses.
Kenneth J. Zanca, 1997
6
Gods Arrive
This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words.
Annie E. Holdsworth Hamilton, Annie E. Lee- Hamilton, Charles Wyllys Elliott, 2010
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When We Arrive: A New Literary History of Mexican America
When We Arrive integrates Early American Studies and Chicano/a Studies into a comparative cultural framework by using the Puritan connection to shed new light on dominant images of Chicano/a narrative, such as Aztl‡n and the borderlands.
‎2003
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Arrive in Better Shape: How to Avoid Jet Lag and Travel Stress
With hints, tips, and suggestions from veteran airline personnel and other frequent flyers, readers discover the ideal way to prepare for a long trip, ways to make a flight more comfortable and enjoyable, and how to readjust oneself upon ...
Farrol Kahn, 1996
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A Financial History of the United States: From Christopher ...
In order to even out the flow of grain to the market, a delivery arrangement was used that was derived from eighteenth-century shipping agreements between Europe and America called "to arrive" contracts. The Chicago Daily Journal was ...
Jerry W. Markham, 2002
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The Loonies Arrive
One night Christopher finds some little people under his pillow - they are no bigger than three centimetres tall!
Christiane Duchesne, 1992

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ARRIVE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term arrive is used in the context of the following news items.
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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt arrive at LAX with their six children after …
After completing their ventures across the pond, the entire family was back on US soil. Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were spotted arriving at Los ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
2
Airlines' 40% Failure Rate: 850000 Passengers Will Arrive Late …
Thus, if you're flight is scheduled to arrive at 3:15 p.m. and it doesn't get in until 3:29, it's not late – not officially anyway. You may be 14 minutes ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
3
All Blacks arrive to passionate Apia welcome
All Blacks arrive to passionate Apia welcome from Samoan supporters video. LIAM NAPIER IN APIA. Last updated 21:50, July 6 2015 ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
4
Shahid Kapoor's wedding: Family, relatives arrive in New Delhi
As the date draws nearer, nerves and excitement are surely building for the wedding of the year – Shahid Kapoor's marriage to Mira Rajput, ... «The Indian Express, Jul 15»
5
England women arrive back from World Cup after a heroic and …
Mark Sampson's England side have arrived back in the country after an impressive Women's World Cup campaign. Going into the tournament, ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
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England's World Cup lionesses arrive back at Heathrow
England returned home from their successful Women's World Cup on Monday morning and were greeted by friends, family and fans at ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
7
Indian Hockey Eves Arrive to Grand Welcome
NEW DELHI: Having all but booked a berth in next year's Rio Olympics, Indian women's hockey team today arrived here early morning to a ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
8
England Lionesses including North East girls arrive back home to …
The England women's team landed at Heathrow on Monday morning to a warm welcome from fans gathered at the airport. The North East's ... «ChronicleLive, Jul 15»
9
Lion cubs kept as pets in Gaza arrive in Jordan
Ibrahim Al-Jamal, 17, hugs Mona, the female lion cub, as his father Saduldin, 54, strokes her as they wait to evacuate from Gaza to the Erez ... «The Times of Israel, Jul 15»
10
5 Ships Laden With Petroleum Products Arrive Lagos Ports
5 Ships Laden With Petroleum Products Arrive Lagos Ports. Agency Report. — Jul 6, 2015 2:38 pm | Leave a comment. Five ships laden with petrol and diesel ... «Leadership Newspapers, Jul 15»

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