Simple Definition of arrival
: 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
Examples of arrival
They were awaiting the arrival of guests.
When is the mail scheduled for arrival?
They track the number of airport arrivals and departures.
They were late arrivals at the party.
They are eagerly awaiting the arrival of their wedding day.
the changes that occur with the arrival of spring
the arrival of new technology
First Known Use of arrival
ARRIVAL Defined for Kids
Definition of arrival
1 : the act of reaching a place
2 : the time when something begins or happens <the arrival of spring>
3 : a person or thing that has come to a place
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up arrival? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).