noun ar·riv·al \ə-ˈrī-vəl\

: the act of coming to or reaching a place : the act of arriving

: someone or something that has come to a place : someone or something that has arrived

: the time when something begins or happens

Full Definition of ARRIVAL

:  the act of arriving
:  the attainment of an end or state
:  one that has recently arrived <new arrivals>

Examples of ARRIVAL

  1. They were awaiting the arrival of guests.
  2. When is the mail scheduled for arrival?
  3. They track the number of airport arrivals and departures.
  4. They were late arrivals at the party.
  5. They are eagerly awaiting the arrival of their wedding day.
  6. the changes that occur with the arrival of spring
  7. the arrival of new technology

First Known Use of ARRIVAL

14th century

Rhymes with ARRIVAL


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