Definition of Neighbour

1. Noun. A person who lives (or is located) near another.




2. Verb. Live or be located as a neighbor. "The neighboring house"
Exact synonyms: Neighbor
Generic synonyms: Dwell, Inhabit, Live, Populate
Derivative terms: Neighbor

3. Noun. A nearby object of the same kind. "What is the closest neighbor to the Earth?"
Exact synonyms: Neighbor
Generic synonyms: Object, Physical Object
Derivative terms: Neighbor, Neighborhood, Neighbourhood

4. Verb. Be located near or adjacent to. "Pakistan neighbors India"
Exact synonyms: Neighbor
Generic synonyms: Abut, Adjoin, Border, Butt, Butt Against, Butt On, Edge, March
Derivative terms: Neighbor

Definition of Neighbour

1. 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. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To be adjacent to (more often used as neighbouring) ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive followed by "on"; figurative) To approach; to verge on. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Neighbour

1. neighbor [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: neighbor

Lexicographical Neighbors of Neighbour

neighborhoodlike
neighborhoods
neighborhoody
neighboring
neighboring(a)
neighborite
neighborless
neighborlier
neighborliest
neighborliness
neighborred
neighbors
neighborship
neighborships
neighbour (current term)
neighboure
neighboured
neighbouress
neighbourhood
neighbourhoods
neighbouring
neighbouring(a)
neighbouring group
neighbouring group participation
neighbourless
neighbourliness
neighbourly
neighbours
neighbourship

Literary usage of Neighbour

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sermons on Several Occasions by John Wesley (1855)
"The Duty of Reproving our neighbour. " Thou shall not hate thy brother in thy ... "Thou shall not defraud thy neighbour, neither rob him: the wages of him ..."

2. Liber Albus: The White Book of the City of London by Corporation of London, Corporation of London (England), John Carpenter, Henry Thomas Riley (1861)
"Also, if any one shall make a pavement unjustly in the King's highway, to the nuisance of the City and of his neighbour, such neighbour may rightfully ..."

3. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"Firste is the love of God principally, and loving of his neighbour as himself: for so: 111 v that on ne may not be without that other. ..."

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