Proximity etymology


English word proximity comes from Latin pro, Latin -pe

Etymology of proximity

Detailed word origin of proximity

Dictionary entry Language Definition
pro Latin (lat) About. According to. As befitting. As, like. Before. For. In front, instead of. On behalf of.
-pe Latin (lat)
prope Latin (lat) (figuratively) close in time. Almost, nearly. Better (as an approximation). Near, nigh (figuratively) towards, about (in time). Near, near by.
proximitas Latin (lat) Connection, union. Proximity, nearness, vicinity. Similarity, resemblance.
proximité Middle French (frm)
proximity English (en) Closeness; the state of being near as in space, time, or relationship.

Words with the same origin as proximity

Descendants of -pe

approach proxy