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Meaning of ARRIVAL

Pronunciation:  u'rIvul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  accomplishment of an objective
  2. [n]  the act of arriving at a certain place; "they awaited her arrival"
  3. [n]  someone who arrives (or has arrived)

ARRIVAL is a 7 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: arriver, comer, reaching
 See Also: accomplishment, achievement, action, advent, anchorage, appearance, attainment, coming, docking, early bird, entering, entrance, entry, homecoming, incoming, ingress, landing, latecomer, moorage, newcomer, return, traveler, traveller, tying up



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ar*riv"al\, n. [From {Arrive}.]
1. The act of arriving, or coming; the act of reaching a
   place from a distance, whether by water (as in its
   original sense) or by land.

         Our watchmen from the towers, with longing eyes,
         Expect his swift arrival.             --Dryden.

2. The attainment or reaching of any object, by effort, or in
   natural course; as, our arrival at this conclusion was
   wholly unexpected.

3. The person or thing arriving or which has arrived; as,
   news brought by the last arrival.

         Another arrival still more important was speedily
         announced.                            --Macaulay.

4. An approach. [Obs.]

         The house has a corner arrival.       --H. Walpole.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: advent, appearance, approach, blind landing, comer, coming, coming in, do, emergence, entrance, entrant, go, immigrant, incomer, in-migrant, intruder, issuance, landing, manifestation, migrant, newcomer, passenger, prosperity, settler, stack up, touchdown, tourist, traveller, visitant, visitor