Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
  Show Word Combinations
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
neighbor

neigh·bor

neighbor

 
 
pronunciation:
neI br
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Builder
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who lives close to someone else.
similar words:
citizen, townsman, villager
definition 2: a fellow human.
synonyms:
brother, fellow-man
similar words:
associate, comrade, fellow, friend
definition 3: one who demonstrates kindness and friendship toward others.
similar words:
angel, benefactor, brother, friend, supporter, well-wisher
definition 4: something that borders on or is in the same vicinity as something else of the same type.
Finland is one of Sweden's neighbors.Australia's nearest neighbor is New Zealand.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: existing or living near another or others.
a neighbor state
synonyms:
abutting, adjacent, adjoining, bordering, borderline, nearby
similar words:
conterminous, contiguous, impinging, next-door
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: neighbored, neighboring, neighbors
definition: to border on; live near to.
synonyms:
abut, adjoin, border, touch
similar words:
reach, verge
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to exist or live nearby.
synonyms:
abut, adjoin, verge
similar words:
bound, impinge, skirt, touch
Word Builder: neighbor +
  • neighboring:
    next to.