- an act of arriving; a coming: His arrival was delayed by traffic.
- the reaching or attainment of any object or condition: arrival at a peace treaty.
- the person or thing that arrives or has arrived: First arrivals will be the first seated.
- the act or time of arriving
- a person or thing that arrives or has arrived
- the reaching of a condition or objective
late 14c., from Anglo-French arrivaille, from Old French arriver (see arrive). Arrivage (late 14c.) also was used.