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Definition of "arrival" []

  • The act of arriving. (noun)
  • One that arrives or has arrived. (noun)
  • The reaching of a goal or objective as a result of effort or a process: our ultimate arrival at a compromise. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "arrival" in a sentence
  • "Just at dusk on November 1 we reach Caquixtle de Arriba and our arrival is a great success."
  • "Planning on spending that night at an airport hotel, just because your arrival is at 4: 30 p.m. and the dark of night loometh, is ridiculous."
  • "coined the term "arrival city" in response to what he felt was a semantic lack."