Definition of propinquate in US English:

propinquate

verb

rare
  • no object To approach, draw near.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Henry Cockeram (fl. 1623–1658), lexicographer. From classical Latin propinquāt-, past participial stem of propinquāre to draw near, approach, to bring near from propinquus.

Pronunciation

propinquate

/prəˈpɪŋkweɪt/