To arrive at, or attain to.

When he arrived at manhood.

We arrive at knowledge of a law of nature by the generalization of facts.

If at great things thou wouldst arrive.

3. To come; said of time; as, the time arrived.

4. To happen or occur. [Archaic]

Happy! to whom this glorious death arrives.

(Ar*rive"), v. t.

1. To bring to shore. [Obs.]

And made the sea-trod ship arrive them.

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

Ere he arrive the happy isle.

Ere we could arrive the point proposed.

Arrive at last the blessed goal.

2. The attainment or reaching of any object, by effort, or in natural course; as, our arrival at this conclusion was wholly unexpected.

3. The person or thing arriving or which has arrived; as, news brought by the last arrival.

Another arrival still more important was speedily announced.

4. An approach. [Obs.]

The house has a corner arrival.
H. Walpole.

(Ar*riv"ance) n. Arrival. [Obs.] Shak.

(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 come to the shore or bank. In present usage: To come in progress by water, or by traveling on land; to reach by water or by land; — followed by at (formerly sometimes by to), also by in and from. "Arrived in Padua." Shak.

[Æneas] sailing with a fleet from Sicily, arrived . . . and landed in the country of Laurentum.

There was no outbreak till the regiment arrived at Ipswich.

2. To reach a point by progressive motion; to gain or compass an object by effort, practice, study, inquiry, reasoning, or experiment.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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