As an adjective proximate
is close or closest; adjacent.
As a noun proximate
is (linguistics) a grammatical marker in the algonquian (and some other) languages for a principal third person.
As an adverb proximately is
in a proximate manner, position, or degree; immediately.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Close or closest; adjacent.
* J. S. Harford
* T. Burnet
- proximate ancestors
(legal) Immediately preceding or following in a chain of causation.
About to take place; impending.
- the proximate natural causes of it [the deluge]
* proximate cause
(linguistics) A grammatical marker in the Algonquian (and some other) languages for a principal third person
In a proximate manner, position, or degree; immediately.