HyperDic: proximate

English > 2 senses of the word proximate:
ADJECTIVEallproximateclosest in degree or order (space or time) especially in a chain of causes and effects
allproximatevery close in space or time
proximate > pronunciation
Soundspraa'ksahmaht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > proximate: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningClosest in degree or order (space or time) especially in a chain of causes and effects.
Examples
  • "news of his proximate arrival"
  • "interest in proximate rather than ultimate goals"
Narrowerimmediateimmediately before or after as in a chain of cause and effect
Oppositeultimatefurthest or highest in degree or order
Spanishpróximo
Catalanpròxim
English > proximate: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningVery close in space or time.
Examples
  • "proximate words"
  • "proximate houses"
BroadercloseAt or within a short / short distance in space or time or having elements near each other
Spanishcercano, próximo
Catalanproper, pròxim

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