arrival

An arrival is an entrance or an appearance — the act of showing up somewhere. Your arrival at your grandparents' house will no doubt be marked by great enthusiasm and many hugs.

The process of arriving, or first getting to your destination, is arrival. Your sister's arrival at the airport might be delayed by bad weather, and your new kitten's arrival will be an exciting event for your whole family. Another kind of arrival is a person who's just arrived: "I easily picked her out from all the bus station arrivals."

Primary Meanings of arrival

1.
n
the act of arriving at a certain place
2.
n
accomplishment of an objective
Full Definitions of arrival
1

n the act of arriving at a certain place

“they awaited her arrival
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entering, entrance, entry, incoming, ingress
the act of entering
appearance
the act of appearing in public view
homecoming, return
a coming to or returning home
anchorage
the act of anchoring
dockage, docking, moorage, tying up
the act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes
landing
the act of coming to land after a voyage
landing
the act of coming down to the earth (or other surface)
check-in
the act of reporting your presence (as at an airport or a hotel)
incursion
the act of entering some territory or domain (often in large numbers)
intrusion
entrance by force or without permission or welcome
irruption
a sudden violent entrance; a bursting in
entree
the act of entering
enrollment, enrolment, registration
the act of enrolling
apparition
an act of appearing or becoming visible unexpectedly
emergence, emersion
the act of emerging
reappearance, return
the act of someone appearing again
repatriation
the act of returning to the country of origin
penetration
the act of entering into or through something
amphibious landing
a military action of coordinated land, sea, and air forces organized for an invasion
debarkation, disembarkation, disembarkment
the act of passengers and crew getting off of a ship or aircraft
touchdown
a landing (as the wheels touch the landing field); especially of airplanes
aircraft landing, airplane landing
landing an aircraft
splashdown
a landing of a spacecraft in the sea at the end of a space flight
admission, admittance
the act of admitting someone to enter
Type of:
action
something done (usually as opposed to something said)

n someone who arrives (or has arrived)

Synonyms:
arriver, comer
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early bird
a person who arrives early before others do
latecomer
someone who arrives late
newcomer
a recent arrival
malahini
a newcomer to Hawaii
Type of:
traveler, traveller
a person who changes location
2

n accomplishment of an objective

Synonyms:
reaching
Types:
attainment
arrival at a new stage
advent, coming
arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
Type of:
accomplishment, achievement
the action of accomplishing something

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