What does neighbour mean?

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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"


  1. neighbour(Noun)

    A person living on adjacent or nearby land; a person situated adjacently or nearby; anything (of the same type of thing as the subject) in an adjacent or nearby position.

  2. neighbour(Verb)

    To be adjacent to (more often used as neighbouring)

    Though France neighbours Germany, its culture is significantly different

  3. neighbour(Verb)

    To approach; to verge on.

    That sort of talk is neighbouring on treason.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Neighbour

    nä′bur, n. a person who dwells, sits, or stands near another: one who is on friendly terms with another.—adj. (B.) neighbouring.—v.i. to live near each other.—v.t. to be near to.—n. Neigh′bourhood, state of being neighbours, kindly feeling: adjoining district or the people living in it: a district generally, esp. with reference to its inhabitants.—adj. Neigh′bouring, being near: adjoining.—n. Neigh′bourliness.—adjs. Neigh′bourly, like or becoming a neighbour: friendly: social—also adv.; Neigh′bour-stained (Shak.), stained with neighbours' blood. [A.S. neáhbúr, neáhgebúr—A.S. neáh, near, gebúr or búr, a farmer.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'neighbour' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4420

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'neighbour' in Nouns Frequency: #933

How to pronounce neighbour?

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How to say neighbour in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of neighbour in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of neighbour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of neighbour in a Sentence

  1. Cornelius Tacitus:

    I am my nearest neighbour.

  2. Dwaine Mushimba:

    Not everything you plan should reach the neighbour's ears.

  3. Vikrant Parsai:

    The loss which your neighbour does not know is no real loss.

  4. Louise Beal:

    Love thy neighbour as yourself, but choose your neighbourhood.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Our neighbour's tree is our tree; our tree is our neighbour's tree!

Images & Illustrations of neighbour

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