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1neighbor

noun neigh·bor \ˈnā-bər\

: a person who lives next to or near another person

: a person or thing that is next to or near another

Full Definition of NEIGHBOR

1
:  one living or located near another
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Examples of NEIGHBOR

  1. We invited our friends and neighbors.
  2. Canada is a neighbor of the U.S.
  3. Venus is Earth's nearest neighbor.

Origin of NEIGHBOR

Middle English, from Old English nēahgebūr (akin to Old High German nāhgibūr); akin to Old English nēah near and Old English gebūr dweller — more at nigh, boor
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with NEIGHBOR

2neighbor

adjective

Definition of NEIGHBOR

:  being immediately adjoining or relatively near

First Known Use of NEIGHBOR

1530

3neighbor

verb
neigh·boredneigh·bor·ing \-b(ə-)riŋ\

Definition of NEIGHBOR

transitive verb
:  to adjoin immediately or lie relatively near to
intransitive verb
1
:  to live or be located as a neighbor
2
:  to associate in a neighborly way

Examples of NEIGHBOR

  1. <the baseball field neighbors a parking lot>

First Known Use of NEIGHBOR

circa 1586

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