The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Arrive \Ar*rive"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Arrived; p. pr. & vb.
n. Arriving.] [OE. ariven to arrive, land, OF. ariver, F.
arriver, fr. LL. arripare, adripare, to come to shore; L. ad
+ ripa the shore or sloping bank of a river. Cf. Riparian.]
1. 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. "Arrived in Padua." --Shak.
[[AE]neas] sailing with a fleet from Sicily, arrived
. . . and landed in the country of Laurentum.
There was no outbreak till the regiment arrived at
2. To reach a point by progressive motion; to gain or compass
an object by effort, practice, study, inquiry, reasoning,
To arrive at, or attain to.
When he arrived at manhood. --Rogers.
We arrive at knowledge of a law of nature by the
generalization of facts. --McCosh.
If at great things thou wouldst arrive. --Milton.
3. To come; said of time; as, the time arrived.
4. To happen or occur. [Archaic]
Happy! to whom this glorious death arrives.