Definitions for: Proximity


[n] the property of being close together
[n] the region close around a person or thing



Webster (1913) Definition: Prox*im"i*ty, n. [L. proximitas: cf. F. proximit['e]
See Proximate, and cf. Propinquity, Approach.]
The quality or state of being next in time, place, causation,
influence, etc.; immediate nearness, either in place, blood,
or alliance.

If he plead proximity of blood That empty title is with
ease withstood. --Dryden.

Synonyms: propinquity

See Also: closeness, front, locality, nearness, neighborhood, neighbourhood, presence, vicinity

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