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Meaning of NEIGHBOR

Pronunciation:  'neybur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a nearby object of the same kind; "Fort Worth is a neighbor of Dallas"; "what is the closest neighbor to the Earth?"
  2. [n]  a person who lives (or is located) near another
  3. [adj]  situated near one another; "neighbor states"
  4. [v]  be located near or adjacent to
  5. [v]  live or be located as a neighbor

NEIGHBOR is a 8 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: close, near, neighboring(a), neighbour, neighbour, neighbour, neighbour, neighbouring(a)
 See Also: abut, adjoin, border, butt, butt against, butt on, domicile, domiciliate, dwell, edge, human, individual, inhabit, live, march, mortal, object, people, person, physical object, populate, reside, shack, somebody, someone, soul



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Neigh"bor\ (n[=a]"b[~e]r), n. [OE. neighebour, AS.
    ne['a]hgeb[=u]r; ne['a]h nigh + geb[=u]r a dweller, farmer;
    akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. n[=a]hgib[=u]r. See
    {Nigh}, and {Boor}.] [Spelt also {neighbour}.]
    1. A person who lives near another; one whose abode is not
       far off. --Chaucer.
             Masters, my good friends, mine honest neighbors.
    2. One who is near in sympathy or confidence.
             Buckingham No more shall be the neighbor to my
             counsel.                              --Shak.
    3. One entitled to, or exhibiting, neighborly kindness;
       hence, one of the human race; a fellow being.
             Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was
             neighbor unto him that fell among the thieves?
                                                   --Luke x. 36.
             The gospel allows no such term as ``stranger;''
             makes every man my neighbor.          --South.
  2. \Neigh"bor\, a.
    Near to another; adjoining; adjacent; next; neighboring.
    ``The neighbor cities.'' --Jer. l. 40. ``The neighbor room.''
  3. \neigh"bor\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Neighbored}; p. pr. &
    vb. n {Neighboring}.]
    1. To adjoin; to border on; tobe near to.
             Leisurely ascending hills that neighbor the shore.
    2. To associate intimately with. [Obs.] --Shak.
  4. \Neigh"bor\, v. i.
    To dwell in the vicinity; to be a neighbor, or in the
    neighborhood; to be near. [Obs.]
          A copse that neighbors by.               --Shak.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming of having a good neighbor means enjoyment and tranquility at home. Dreaming of having an angry neighbor means quarrels, dissensions and possibly relocation from your home.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abut, abut on, abutter, acquaintance, adjacent, adjoin, adjoiner, adjoining, advocate, alter ego, appose, backer, be contiguous, be in contact, best friend, border, border on, borderer, bordering, bosom friend, bring near, brother, butt, bystander, casual acquaintance, close acquaintance, close friend, communicate, confidant, confidante, conjoin, connect, connecting, conterminous, contiguous, coterminous, end to end, endways, endwise, face to face, familiar, favorer, fellow, fellow creature, fellowman, friend, immediate, immediate neighbor, inseparable friend, intimate, join, joined, juxtapose, juxtaposed, juxtaposit, juxtapositional, juxtapositive, lie by, line, looker-on, lover, march, neighborer, neighboring, next, onlooker, other self, partisan, pickup, put with, repository, stand by, supporter, sympathizer, tangent, touch, verge, verge upon, well-wisher