Definitions for "Proximate"
Nearest; next immediately preceding or following.
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"
Immediate, nearest, direct, next in order; in its legal sense, closest in causal connection.
The neural and physiological mechanisms that regulate behavior.
Keywords:  space, words, houses, close, time
very close in space or time; "proximate words"; "proximate houses"