Definition of arrive
(Entry 1 of 2)
1a : to reach a destination The train arrived late.
b : to make an appearance : to come upon the scene The crowd became silent when the officers arrived.
2 : to be near in time : come The moment has arrived.
3 informal : to achieve success After years of climbing the corporate ladder, he felt he had finally arrived.
4 archaic : happen
: to reach by effort or thought arrived at a decision
Definition of arrivé (Entry 2 of 2)
: one who has risen rapidly to success, power, or fame
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