Definitions

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  • v. To reach (a destination)
  • v. To reach (an objective or conclusion)

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. reach a destination, either real or abstract

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In sum, we are moving away from thinking about an isolated product and instead following the sociocultural consumption vector SCCV to arrive at a broader space of meaning for the customer.

    Experiential Marketing

  • The autopsy team would arrive at first light, when the inquiry into the deaths of the Aroostook Baptists would begin in earnest.

    The Killing Kind

  • Raymond breaks down the distinction by teaching a kind of theosophy, the doctrine, namely that, as man is a connecting link between the natural and the supernatural, it is possible by a study of human nature to arrive at a knowledge even of the most profound mysteries of Faith.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Unfortunately, nine p.m. was the exact moment the guests started to arrive at the Langes.

    Paradise Lost

  • In 1989, her disability progressed to the point that when she did arrive at work, where her company enforced strict employee sick-day rules, coworkers would have to meet her at the door, put her in a rolling chair, and wheel her to her desk so she could start the day.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • + Not long after, Peter and John, who were notified by Mary Magdalen, arrive at the sepulchre and find the linen cloth in such a position as to exclude the supposition that the body was stolen; for they lay simply flat on the ground, showing that the sacred body had vanished out of them without touching them.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • At the beginning of Ramadan we arrive at two Syrian schools: a secular girls' school where the dynamic headteacher Mrs Hassan is concerned that many of the girls are wearing the hijab and subscribing to traditional values; and a boys' school where Christian-Iraqi Yusif, a refugee from Baghdad following the murder of his brother, is trying to have a normal boyhood after the psychological trauma of war.

    TV highlights 06/07/2011: Jo Frost: Extreme Parental Guidance | The Removal Men | Afghanistan: The Unknown Country | The Perfect Suit | Justified | Syrian School

  • No determined age is placed as a condition; the age of seven is mentioned because the majority of children arrive at the years of discretion, that is, begin to reason, about this period, some sooner, some later.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • The magic will last until noon tomorrow, when the train will arrive at its final destination, Stankovo, and we will step into the bustle of the station, into the arms of my aunt, uncle, and cousins.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • That sounds good, but the disadvantage of the Hohmann transfer is that when you arrive at the target orbit, there is a lot of motion between your target and the stars in the background.

    First Man

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