intr.v. ar·rived, ar·riv·ing, ar·rivesPhrasal Verb:
1. To reach a destination.
2. To come at length; take place: The day of reckoning has arrived.
3. To achieve success or recognition: He had finally arrived as a designer.
To reach through effort or a process: arrive at a decision after much thought.
[Middle English ariven, from Old French ariver, from Vulgar Latin *arrīpāre, to reach the shore : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin rīpa, shore.]
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