Definitions for Neighborhoodˈneɪ bərˌhʊd
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Neighborhood
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(v.i.)the area or region around or near some place or thing; vicinity.
a district or locality, often with reference to its character or inhabitants:
a fashionable neighborhood.
a number of persons living in a particular locality.
Math. an open set that contains a given point.
Idioms for neighborhood:
in the neighborhood of,approximately; nearly; about.
Origin of neighborhood:
vicinity, locality, neighborhood, neighbourhood, neck of the woods(noun)
a surrounding or nearby region
"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 woods"
people living near one another
"it is a friendly neighborhood"; "my neighborhood voted for Bush"
the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of')
"it was going to take in the region of two or three months to finish the job"; "the price is in the neighborhood of $100"
an area within a city or town that has some distinctive features (especially one forming a community)
"an ethnic neighborhood"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
an area of a city, town, etc.
a socially deprived neighborhood; We live in a quiet neighborhood.
a number in the neighborhood of 40 million
The quality of being a neighbor, living nearby, next to each-other
Our neighborhood was our only reason to exchange hollow greetings
A nearby area.
The inhabitants of a residential area.
The fire alarmed the neighborhood.
A division of a municipality or region, formally or informally divided
We have just moved to a pleasant neighborhood
The quality of physical proximity.
The slums and the palace were in awful neighborhood.
The disposition becoming a neighbor; neighborly kindness or good will.
The neighborhood of a point x is... (depending on the author):
the quality or condition of being a neighbor; the state of being or dwelling near; proximity
a place near; vicinity; adjoining district; a region the inhabitants of which may be counted as neighbors; as, he lives in my neighborhood
the inhabitants who live in the vicinity of each other; as, the fire alarmed all the neiborhood
the disposition becoming a neighbor; neighborly kindness or good will
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