What does neighbor mean?

Definitions for neighbor

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word neighbor.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. neighbor, neighbour(noun)

    a person who lives (or is located) near another

  2. neighbor, neighbour(verb)

    a nearby object of the same kind

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

  3. neighbor, neighbour(verb)

    live or be located as a neighbor

    "the neighboring house"

  4. neighbor, neighbour(verb)

    be located near or adjacent to

    "Pakistan neighbors India"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Neighbor(noun)

    a person who lives near another; one whose abode is not far off

  2. Neighbor(noun)

    one who is near in sympathy or confidence

  3. Neighbor(noun)

    one entitled to, or exhibiting, neighborly kindness; hence, one of the human race; a fellow being

  4. Neighbor(adj)

    near to another; adjoining; adjacent; next; neighboring

  5. neighbor(verb)

    to adjoin; to border on; tobe near to

  6. neighbor(verb)

    to associate intimately with

  7. Neighbor(verb)

    to dwell in the vicinity; to be a neighbor, or in the neighborhood; to be near

  8. Origin: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. neighbor

    The man who knows more about you than you know about yourself.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    One who knows more about your affairs than yourself.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of neighbor in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of neighbor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Pope Francis:

    They responded with extraordinary creativity to the commandment of love of God and neighbor.

  2. Sebastien-Roch Nicolas:

    If you must love your neighbor as yourself, it is at least as fair to love yourself as your neighbor.

  3. Happy Gilmore:

    Happy Golf requires goofy pants and a fat ass. You should talk to my neighbor the accountant. Probably a great golfer. Huge ass.

  4. Judge Juhasz:

    Also in the territory of Hungary ... if one neighbor climbs over to another neighbor in a way that is not allowed, that amounts to a crime or at least a misdemeanor.

  5. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Each man takes care that his neighbor shall not cheat him. But a day comes when he begins to care that he does not cheat his neighbor. Then all goes well. He has changed his market-cart into a chariot of the sun.

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