Synonyms for (adjective) proximate

Synonyms: proximate

Definition: very close in space or time

Usage: proximate words; proximate houses

Similar words: close

Definition: at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other

Usage: close to noon; how close are we to town?; a close formation of ships


Synonyms: proximate

Definition: closest in degree or order (space or time) especially in a chain of causes and effects

Usage: news of his proximate arrival; interest in proximate rather than ultimate goals

Similar words: immediate

Definition: immediately before or after as in a chain of cause and effect

Usage: the immediate result; the immediate cause of the trouble