Synonyms and Antonyms of proximate
1 being soon to appear or take place the proximate publication of his first novel Synonyms approaching, coming, imminent, impending, nearing, oncoming, pending, forthcoming, upcomingRelated Words future; anticipated, awaited, expected, foreseen, predictedNear Antonyms bygone, erstwhile, foregone, former, old, onetime, other, past, quondam, sometime, whilomAntonyms late, recent
2 not being distant in time, space, or significance the husband feels that their house is a little too proximate to his in-laws' condo for his peace and comfort Synonyms close-up, immediate, near, nearby, neighboring, next-door, nigh, closeRelated Words abutting, adjacent, adjoining, bordering, contiguous; approaching, coming, forthcoming, oncoming, upcoming; accessible, convenient, handy; close-in, hand-to-handNear Antonyms divorced, removed, separatedAntonyms away, deep, distant, far, faraway, far-off, remote
proximate was our Word of the Day on 08/28/2013. Hear the podcast!
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up proximate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).