neighborhood

  • 1Neighborhood — Neigh bor*hood, n. [Written also neighbourhood.] 1. The quality or condition of being a neighbor; the state of being or dwelling near; proximity. [1913 Webster] Then the prison and the palace were in awful neighborhood. Ld. Lytton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2neighborhood — [nā′bər hood΄] n. 1. Archaic friendly relations, as of neighbors; neighborliness 2. the state or quality of being neighbors 3. a community, district, or area, esp. with regard to some characteristic or point of reference [an old neighborhood] 4.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3neighborhood — (n.) mid 15c., neighborly conduct, friendliness, from NEIGHBOR (Cf. neighbor) (n.) + HOOD (Cf. hood). Modern sense of community of people who live close together is first recorded 1620s. Phrase in the neighborhood of meaning near, somewhere about …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4neighborhood — index civic, community, district, local, locality, location, region, regional, section ( …

    Law dictionary

  • 5neighborhood — (Amer.) neigh·bor·hood || neɪbÉ™rhÊŠd n. group of houses which make up a distinct region; local area, surroundings (also neighbourhood) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 6neighborhood — *locality, district, vicinity …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7neighborhood — [n] community, surroundings adjacency, area, block, closeness, confines, contiguity, district, environs, ghetto, hood, jungle*, locale, locality, nearness, neck of the woods*, parish, part, precinct, propinquity, proximity, purlieus, quarter,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8neighborhood — /nay beuhr hood /, n. 1. the area or region around or near some place or thing; vicinity: the kids of the neighborhood; located in the neighborhood of Jackson and Vine streets. 2. a district or locality, often with reference to its character or… …

    Universalium

  • 9neighborhood — neigh|bor|hood [ neıbər,hud ] noun count *** 1. ) a particular area of a city or town: a poor/middle class/wealthy neighborhood a Chinese/Italian neighborhood a ) the people who live near each other: The whole neighborhood gets together for a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10neighborhood — n. AE; AE spelling: neighborhood 1) a bad ( unsafe ); changing; friendly; good, nice, pleasant neighborhood 2) an ethnic; residential neighborhood 3) in a neighborhood (we live in a nice neighborhood) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 11neighborhood — noun 1. a surrounding or nearby region (Freq. 28) the plane crashed in the vicinity of Asheville it is a rugged locality he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood I will drop in on you the next time I am in this neck of the… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12neighborhood — noun 1) a quiet neighborhood Syn: district, area, locality, locale, quarter, community; part, region, zone; informal neck of the woods, hood, nabe, stomping ground, stamping ground 2) in the neighborhood of Greensboro …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 13neighborhood — noun Date: 15th century 1. neighborly relationship 2. the quality or state of being neighbors ; proximity 3. a. a place or region near ; vicinity b. an approximate amount, extent, or degree < cost in the neighborhood of $100 > 4 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14neighborhood — noun a) A nearby area. Our neighborhood was our only reason to exchange hollow greetings b) The inhabitants of a residential area. We have just moved to a pleasant neighborhood Syn: vicinity, proximity …

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  • 15neighborhood — neigh•bor•hood [[t]ˈneɪ bərˌhʊd[/t]] n. 1) the area or region around or near some place or thing; vicinity 2) a district or locality, often with reference to its character or inhabitants: a fashionable neighborhood[/ex] 3) a number of persons&#8230; …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16neighborhood — A place near; an adjoining or surrounding district; a more immediate vicinity; vicinage. Connally v. General Const. Co., 269 U.S. 385, 46 S.Ct. 126, 129, 70 L.Ed. 322. It is not synonymous with territory or district, but is a collective noun,&#8230; …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 17neighborhood — A place near; an adjoining or surrounding district; a more immediate vicinity; vicinage. Connally v. General Const. Co., 269 U.S. 385, 46 S.Ct. 126, 129, 70 L.Ed. 322. It is not synonymous with territory or district, but is a collective noun,&#8230; …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 18neighborhood — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. community, vicinity, district, region, environs, presence, venue. See nearness, environment, location. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. environs, block, vicinity, vicinage, locality, proximity, purlieus,&#8230; …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19neighborhood — n 1. vicinity, environs, precinct, quarter, part, parts, locale; district, locality, confines, area, region, community, environment, suburbs, outskirts, surrounding parts; Inf. neck of the woods, Inf. haunts, Inf. stamping grounds. 2. nearness,&#8230; …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 20neighborhood — A region, area, or territory of local significance, characterized by people living in it as neighbors; a local community. State v Hughes, 82 Mo 86, 89. As the term is used in the common law definition of trial by jury, the members of which were&#8230; …

    Ballentine's law dictionary