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NEIGHBOR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does neighbor mean? 

NEIGHBOR (noun)
  The noun NEIGHBOR has 2 senses:

1. a person who lives (or is located) near another
2. a nearby object of the same kind

  Familiarity information: NEIGHBOR used as a noun is rare.


NEIGHBOR (verb)
  The verb NEIGHBOR has 2 senses:

1. live or be located as a neighbor
2. be located near or adjacent to

  Familiarity information: NEIGHBOR used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


NEIGHBOR (noun)


Sense 1neighbor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A person who lives (or is located) near another

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

neighbor; neighbour

Hypernyms ("neighbor" is a kind of...):

individual; mortal; person; somebody; someone; soul (a human being)


Sense 2neighbor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A nearby object of the same kind

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Synonyms:

neighbor; neighbour

Context examples:

Fort Worth is a neighbor of Dallas / what is the closest neighbor to the Earth?

Hypernyms ("neighbor" is a kind of...):

object; physical object (a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow)


NEIGHBOR (verb)


Sense 1neighbor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Live or be located as a neighbor

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

neighbor; neighbour

Context example:

the neighboring house

Hypernyms (to "neighbor" is one way to...):

dwell; inhabit; live (inhabit or live in)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 2neighbor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be located near or adjacent to

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

neighbor; neighbour

Context example:

Pakistan neighbors India

Hypernyms (to "neighbor" is one way to...):

abut; adjoin; border; butt; butt against; butt on; edge; march (lie adjacent to another or share a boundary)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s something


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