Synonyms and Antonyms of neighboring
1 having a border in common he and his future wife grew up on neighboring farms Synonyms abutting, adjoining, bordering, conterminous, contiguous, flanking, flush, fringing, joining, juxtaposed, adjacent, skirting, touching, vergingRelated Words approximate, close, closest, immediate, near, nearby, nearest, next-door, nigh; attached, communicating, connected, connecting, interconnecting, joined, linked, united; bounding, circumjacent, embracing, encircling, enclosing (also inclosing), fencing, rimming, surrounding; marginal, peripheral, tangent, tangential; ambient, encompassingNear Antonyms apart, detached, disconnected, discrete, free-standing, isolate, isolated, removed, separate, single, unattached, unconnected, unlinked; away, distant, far, faraway, far-off, farthest, remote; discontinuous, noncontinuous; broken up, disjoined, dissevered, dissociated, disunited, divided, divorced, parted, ramified, resolved, severed, split, sundered, uncoupled, unyokedAntonyms nonadjacent, noncontiguous
2 not being distant in time, space, or significance the statehouse and its neighboring buildings Synonyms close-up, immediate, near, nearby, close, next-door, nigh, proximateRelated Words abutting, adjacent, adjoining, bordering, contiguous; approaching, coming, forthcoming, oncoming, upcoming; accessible, convenient, handy; close-in, hand-to-handNear Antonyms divorced, removed, separatedAntonyms away, deep, distant, far, faraway, far-off, remote
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