Synonyms for (noun) proximity

Synonyms: propinquity, proximity

Definition: the property of being close together

Similar words: nearness, closeness

Definition: the spatial property resulting from a relatively small distance

Usage: the sudden closeness of the dock sent him into action


Synonyms: proximity, law of proximity

Definition: a Gestalt principle of organization holding that (other things being equal) objects or events that are near to one another (in space or time) are perceived as belonging together as a unit

Similar words: Gestalt law of organization, Gestalt principle of organization

Definition: a principle of Gestalt psychology that identifies factors leading to particular forms of perceptual organization


Synonyms: proximity

Definition: the region close around a person or thing

Similar words: vicinity, neck of the woods, neighborhood, neighbourhood, locality

Definition: a surrounding or nearby region

Usage: the plane crashed in the vicinity of Asheville; it is a rugged locality; he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood; I will drop in on you the next time I am in this neck of the woods