What does neighborly mean?

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ˈneɪ bər lineigh·bor·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. neighborly, neighbourlyadjective

    exhibiting the qualities expected in a friendly neighbor


  1. neighborlyadjective

    Having or exhibiting the qualities of a friendly neighbor.

    He's very neighborly: he always collects my mail when I'm away on vacation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Neighborlyadjective

    apropriate to the relation of neighbors; having frequent or familiar intercourse; kind; civil; social; friendly

    Etymology: [Also written neighbourly.]

  2. Neighborlyadverb

    in a neigborly manner

    Etymology: [Also written neighbourly.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of neighborly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of neighborly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of neighborly in a Sentence

  1. Danny Dillon:

    It's just hard. You can't get your mind around it, you just can't, you have that neighborly connection but your heart just wishes that you had more and you could've done more, you could've seen something or said something.

  2. Daniel J. Boorstin:

    Americans expect to eat and stay thin, to be constantly on the move and ever more neighborly...to revere God and be God.

  3. Nick Offerman:

    I certainly have a sense of nostalgia for a time when people were more neighborly, i feel like there's been a lot of cynicism in modern comedy, there's been a lot of negativity. You can still say' I love you' while making people laugh.

  4. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras:

    Security in our region cannot be ensured without security in the Aegean. This cannot be done under threat of war or through increased Greek airspace violations, only by ensuring good neighborly relations on the basis of international law can we build solid foundations for our future cooperation.

  5. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi:

    It was agreed to continue and enhance bilateral contacts and work together to establish good neighborly relations.

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    easily diffused or spread as from one person to another
    • A. ambidextrous
    • B. occlusive
    • C. contagious
    • D. aculeate

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