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 for arrive
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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              [[AE]neas] sailing with a fleet from Sicily, arrived
              . . . and landed in the country of Laurentum.
                                                    --Holland.
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              There was no outbreak till the regiment arrived at
              Ipswich.                              --Macaulay.
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     2. To reach a point by progressive motion; to gain or compass
        an object by effort, practice, study, inquiry, reasoning,
        or experiment.
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     To arrive at, or attain to.
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              When he arrived at manhood.           --Rogers.
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              We arrive at knowledge of a law of nature by the
              generalization of facts.              --McCosh.
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              If at great things thou wouldst arrive. --Milton.
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     3. To come; said of time; as, the time arrived.
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     4. To happen or occur. [Archaic]
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              Happy! to whom this glorious death arrives.
                                                    --Waller.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Arrive \Ar*rive"\, n.
     Arrival. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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           How should I joy of thy arrive to hear!  --Drayton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Arrive \Ar*rive"\, v. t.
     1. To bring to shore. [Obs.]
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              And made the sea-trod ship arrive them. --Chapman.
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     2. To reach; to come to. [Archaic]
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              Ere he arrive the happy isle.         --Milton.
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              Ere we could arrive the point proposed. --Shak.
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              Arrive at last the blessed goal.      --Tennyson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  arrive
      v 1: reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She
           arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago
           until after midnight" [syn: arrive, get, come] [ant:
           go away, go forth, leave]
      2: succeed in a big way; get to the top; "After he published his
         book, he had arrived"; "I don't know whether I can make it in
         science!"; "You will go far, my boy!" [syn: arrive, make
         it, get in, go far]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  67 Moby Thesaurus words for "arrive":
     accomplish, achieve, achieve success, advance, appear, approach,
     arrive at, arrive in, attain, attain to, be a success, be received,
     blow in, bob up, break through, check in, clock in, come, come in,
     come on, come through, come to, come to hand, cut a swath, fetch,
     fetch up at, find, flourish, gain, get, get ahead, get in, get on,
     get there, get to, go, go far, go places, have it made, hit,
     hit town, make, make a breakthrough, make a success, make good,
     make headway, make it, make out, make the grade, make the scene,
     pop up, progress, prosper, pull in, punch in, reach, ring in, rise,
     roll in, score, show, show up, sign in, succeed, thrive, time in,
     turn up
  
  

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