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.
- To reach a destination.
- To come at length; take place: The day of reckoning has arrived.
- To achieve success or recognition: He had finally arrived as a designer.
- arrive at To reach through effort or a process: arrive at a decision after much thought.