Antonyms of adj proximate

2 senses of proximate

Sense 1
proximate (vs. ultimate) -- (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")

ultimate (vs. proximate) -- (furthest or highest in degree or order; utmost or extreme; "the ultimate achievement"; "the ultimate question"; "man's ultimate destiny"; "the ultimate insult"; "one's ultimate goal in life")
        => crowning (prenominal) -- (representing a level of the highest possible achievement or attainment; "the crowning accomplishment of his career")
        => eventual (prenominal) -- (expected to follow in the indefinite future from causes already operating; "hope of eventual (or ultimate) rescue"; "if this trend continues it is not reasonable to expect the eventual collapse of the stock market")
        => final, last, net -- (conclusive in a process or progression; "the final answer"; "a last resort"; "the net result")
        => last-ditch -- (of something done as a final recourse (especially to prevent a crisis or disaster); "a last-ditch attempt")
        => supreme -- (final or last in your life or progress; "the supreme sacrifice"; "the supreme judgment")

Sense 2
proximate -- (very close in space or time; "proximate words"; "proximate houses")

INDIRECT (VIA close) -> distant -- (separated in space or coming from or going to a distance; "distant villages"; "the sound of distant traffic"; "a distant sound"; "a distant telephone call")

Similarity of adj proximate

2 senses of proximate

Sense 1
proximate (vs. ultimate) -- (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 -- (immediately before or after as in a chain of cause and effect; "the immediate result"; "the immediate cause of the trouble")

Sense 2
proximate -- (very close in space or time; "proximate words"; "proximate houses")
       => close (vs. distant) -- (at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other; "close to noon"; "how close are we to town?"; "a close formation of ships")

2022, Cloud WordNet Browser