Synonyms for proximate
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- 1. proximate (vs. ultimate), immediate
- usage: closest in degree or order (space or time) especially in a chain of causes and effects; "news of his proximate arrival"; "interest in proximate rather than ultimate goals"
- 2. proximate, close (vs. distant)
- usage: very close in space or time; "proximate words"; "proximate houses"