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Arrive appears in the following pangram (a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once):

  • When zombies arrive, quickly fax judge Pat. (35 letters)
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Arrive appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • Sneer, get aid, arrive, Kev: irradiate greens!
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Arrive is sometimes a misspelling of arrived.

The word arrive is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

Video footage: Dramatic pictures from the Slovene refugee camp. Many children suffer from end exhaustion because,the long walking. Into Slovenia daily cca 10000 refugees arrive. 25.10.2015 Slovenia Brezice
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Definition of the verb arrive

What does arrive mean as a doing word?

Arrive is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.View more statistics!

verb - inflections: arrived | arriving | arrives

  1. reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress
  2. succeed in a big way; get to the top

Alternative definition of the verb arrive


  1. [transitive, copulative] to reach
  2. [intransitive, copulative] to get to a certain place
  3. [intransitive] to obtain a level of success or fame.


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.


  1. "Arrive" is a musical album of Aram Shelton.
    • released in (10 years ago)
  2. "Arrive" is a musical album of Axeman.
  3. "Arrive" is a musical single of F.P..
    • released on (5 years ago)

Phrases with Arrive

  1. arrive at
  2. to arrive at

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Arrive

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Google previewThe Rise and Growth of Elevated Railroad Law (1894)

by Theodore Frelinghuysen Cornell Demarest

The conclusion at which it seems possible to arrive is that the Tallman case gives no support to the dogma of a “ choice ” between rental value and usable value, and that a distinction between the ...

Google previewThe Poetics of Melancholy in Early Modern England (2004)

by Douglas Trevor

The final person to arrive is the one for whom the narrator clearly feels the most affection; indeed, it is tempting to see in the description a self-portrait of Burton himself: The twelfe and last was (a sutor in conceipt) a right honest, civill, sober man ...

Google previewI am Your Father (2012)

What every heart needs to know by Mark Stibbe

The first to arrive is the ghost of Christmas past. One year ...

Google previewThe Rough Guide to New York City Restaurants (2003)

by Daniel Young

Life at Papolmo luat gets hetter and hattec Cn-owner and paatry chef Enao Peaone muit coum on one loaf of hread per dmec The next house spersalty to arrive is the rerrme di corae con hurro e preraemole ($9s. a ramekm of thelled mussels ...

Google previewMedieval Tastes (2015)

Food, Cooking, and the Table by Massimo Montanari, Beth Archer Brombert

The first to arrive is a dish of greens.

Google previewA Grammar and Dictionary of Zaiwa (2 Vols.) (2010)

by Anton Lustig

The verb <zye35> 'arrive' belongs to none of the above groups of motion verbs, since this verb refers to a direction towards a specific goal, whereas it can nevertheless be preceded by <lye35> as an adverb expressing 'come (away/ down) to ...

Google previewThe Judicial Dictionary: Judicial dictionary (1903)

by Frederick Stroud, Elsie May Wheeler, John McDonald Burke

ARRIVE. — Condition of Legacy ...

Google previewTo the Point: A Dictionary of Concise Writing (2014)

by Robert Hartwell Fiske

arrive at (an/the) accord (about/as to/concerning/of/on/regarding) agree/compromise/ concur/decide/resolve/settle. • AT&T and unions representing about 160,000 ...

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Usage statistics about arrive

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Usage statistics for the verb arrive:

imaginative writing63.06%informational writing36.94%

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Quotes about Arrive

We cannot arrive at Shakespeare's whole dramatic way of looking at the world from his tragedies alone, as we can arrive at Milton's way of regarding things, or at Wordsworth's or at Shelley's, by examining almost any one of their important works. (Andrew Coyle Bradley)
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Scrabble value of A1R1R1I1V4E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of ARRIVE

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