Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

arrive at (something)

Definition of arrive at (something)

  1. :  to make or reach (something, such as a decision) after a lot of thought or effort <She finally arrived at a decision.> <They've arrived at the conclusion that the plan won't work.> <I hope we can arrive at some sort of understanding/consensus.>



Word by Word Definitions

arriveplay
  1. :  to reach a destination

    :  to make an appearance

    :  happen

somethingplay
  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up arrive at (something)? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to depart quickly

Get Word of the Day daily email!