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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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  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. 
 
  [[AE]neas]  sailing  with  a  fleet  from  Sicily,  arrived 
  .  .  .  and  landed  in  the  country  of  Laurentum 
  --Holland. 
 
  There  was  no  outbreak  till  the  regiment  arrived  at 
  Ipswich.  --Macaulay. 
 
  2.  To  reach  a  point  by  progressive  motion;  to  gain  or  compass 
  an  object  by  effort,  practice,  study,  inquiry,  reasoning, 
  or  experiment. 
 
  {To  arrive  at},  or  attain  to 
 
  When  he  arrived  at  manhood.  --Rogers. 
 
  We  arrive  at  knowledge  of  a  law  of  nature  by  the 
  generalization  of  facts.  --McCosh. 
 
  If  at  great  things  thou  wouldst  arrive.  --Milton. 
 
  3.  To  come  said  of  time;  as  the  time  arrived. 
 
  4.  To  happen  or  occur.  [Archaic] 
 
  Happy!  to  whom  this  glorious  death  arrives. 
  --Waller. 




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