AskDefine | Define arrive

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1 reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress; "She arrived home at 7 o'clock"; "She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight" [syn: get, come] [ant: leave]
2 succeed in a big way; get to the top; "After he published his book, he had arrived"; "I don't know whether I can make it in science!"; "You will go far, my boy!" [syn: make it, get in, go far]

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  • , /əˈraɪv/, /@"raIv/


Extensive Definition

Arrive is a Norwegian information technology company owned by Norges Statsbaner (Norwegian State Railways) that offers a wide range of Information Technology services, primarily targeting the railway and public transport sector, with the NSB corporation being the dominant customer. The company has 70 employes, is based in Oslo and was created in 2001 as a limited company, though had been a separate division within NSB since 1970.


Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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