neighbour

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neigh·bour

 (nā′bər)
n.v. & adj. Chiefly British
Variant of neighbor.

neighbour

(ˈneɪbə) or

neighbor

n
1. a person who lives near or next to another
2.
a. a person or thing near or next to another
b. (as modifier): neighbour states.
vb
(when: intr, often foll by on) to be or live close (to a person or thing)
[Old English nēahbūr, from nēah nigh + būr, gebūr dweller; see boor]
ˈneighbouring, ˈneighboring adj
ˈneighbourless, ˈneighborless adj

neighbour


Past participle: neighboured
Gerund: neighbouring

Imperative
neighbour
neighbour
Present
I neighbour
you neighbour
he/she/it neighbours
we neighbour
you neighbour
they neighbour
Preterite
I neighboured
you neighboured
he/she/it neighboured
we neighboured
you neighboured
they neighboured
Present Continuous
I am neighbouring
you are neighbouring
he/she/it is neighbouring
we are neighbouring
you are neighbouring
they are neighbouring
Present Perfect
I have neighboured
you have neighboured
he/she/it has neighboured
we have neighboured
you have neighboured
they have neighboured
Past Continuous
I was neighbouring
you were neighbouring
he/she/it was neighbouring
we were neighbouring
you were neighbouring
they were neighbouring
Past Perfect
I had neighboured
you had neighboured
he/she/it had neighboured
we had neighboured
you had neighboured
they had neighboured
Future
I will neighbour
you will neighbour
he/she/it will neighbour
we will neighbour
you will neighbour
they will neighbour
Future Perfect
I will have neighboured
you will have neighboured
he/she/it will have neighboured
we will have neighboured
you will have neighboured
they will have neighboured
Future Continuous
I will be neighbouring
you will be neighbouring
he/she/it will be neighbouring
we will be neighbouring
you will be neighbouring
they will be neighbouring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been neighbouring
you have been neighbouring
he/she/it has been neighbouring
we have been neighbouring
you have been neighbouring
they have been neighbouring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been neighbouring
you will have been neighbouring
he/she/it will have been neighbouring
we will have been neighbouring
you will have been neighbouring
they will have been neighbouring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been neighbouring
you had been neighbouring
he/she/it had been neighbouring
we had been neighbouring
you had been neighbouring
they had been neighbouring
Conditional
I would neighbour
you would neighbour
he/she/it would neighbour
we would neighbour
you would neighbour
they would neighbour
Past Conditional
I would have neighboured
you would have neighboured
he/she/it would have neighboured
we would have neighboured
you would have neighboured
they would have neighboured
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neighbour - a person who lives (or is located) near anotherneighbour - a person who lives (or is located) near another
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
2.neighbour - a nearby object of the same kind; "Fort Worth is a neighbor of Dallas"; "what is the closest neighbor to the Earth?"
object, physical object - a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"
Verb1.neighbour - live or be located as a neighbor; "the neighboring house"
inhabit, live, populate, dwell - inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of; "People lived in Africa millions of years ago"; "The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted"; "this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean"; "deer are populating the woods"
2.neighbour - be located near or adjacent to; "Pakistan neighbors India"
butt, butt against, butt on, abut, adjoin, edge, border, march - lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"
Translations
sousedsousedit
nabo
najbaro
naaber
همسایه
naapuri
susjedsusjeda
szomszéd
tetangga
nágranni
近所の人
이웃
accolaadcolavicinavicinus
kaimynaskaimyniniskaimyniška sargybakaimyniškaskaimynystė
kaimiņš
vecin
sused
sosed
granne
เพื่อนบ้าน
сусідсусідка
hàng xóm

neighbour

neighbor (US) [ˈneɪbəʳ]
A. Nvecino/a m/f; (= fellow being) → prójimo/a m/f, semejante m
Israel and its Arab neighboursIsrael y sus vecinos árabes
see also next-door
B. VI to neighbour (up)on (= adjoin) → colindar con, estar contiguo a; (= be almost) → rayar en
to neighbour with sb (US) → comportarse como buen vecino de algn
C. CPD Good Neighbour Policy N (US) → Política f del Buen Vecino

neighbour

[ˈneɪbər] neighbor (US) n
(living nearby)voisin(e) m/f
the neighbours' garden → le jardin des voisins
(sitting beside one)voisin(e) m/f
[country] → voisin m

neighbour

, (US) neighbor
n
Nachbar(in) m(f); (at table) → Tischnachbar(in) m(f) ? next-door
(Bibl) → Nächste(r) mf
vt (= adjoin) country, riverangrenzen an (+acc)
vi
to neighbour on (= adjoin)(an)grenzen an (+acc); (= approach)grenzen an (+acc)
(US inf) to neighbor with somebodygutnachbarliche Beziehungen plzu jdm haben

neighbour

neighbor (Am) [ˈneɪbəʳ] nvicino/a (Bible) → prossimo/a

neighbour

(American) neighbor (ˈneibə) noun
a person who lives near oneself. my next-door neighbour.
ˈneighbourhood noun
1. a district or area, especially in a town or city. a poor neighbourhood.
2. a district or area surrounding a particular place. He lives somewhere in the neighbourhood of the station.
ˈneighbourhood watch (American neighborhood watch;also sentry watch) noun
a system allowing organized groups of people to police their neighbourhoods to prevent crime.
ˈneighbouring adjective
near or next in place. France and Belgium are neighbouring countries.
ˈneighbourly adjective
(negative unneighbourly) friendly. a very neighbourly person.

neighbour

جَارٌ soused nabo Nachbar γείτονας vecino naapuri voisin susjed vicino di casa 近所の人 이웃 buurman nabo sąsiad vizinho сосед granne เพื่อนบ้าน komşu hàng xóm 邻居
References in classic literature ?
But after the men came in from the fields, and we were all seated at the supper table, then she asked Jake about the old place and about our friends and neighbours there.
There are few uglier traits of human nature than this tendency -- which I now witnessed in men no worse than their neighbours -- to grow cruel, merely because they possessed the power of inflicting harm.
The compliments of his neighbours were over; he was no longer teased by being wished joy of so sorrowful an event; and the weddingcake, which had been a great distress to him, was all eat up.
I thought our judgments were given us merely to be subservient to those of neighbours.
God wot I need not be too severe about others; I have a past existence, a series of deeds, a colour of life to contemplate within my own breast, which might well call my sneers and censures from my neighbours to myself.
Gradually, these strings of ragged people shortened and frayed away; and then poor lights began to shine in high windows, and slender fires were made in the streets, at which neighbours cooked in common, afterwards supping at their doors.
Yes, and again, as we walk home, I note some neighbours looking at my mother and at me, and whispering.
Joe Gargery, was more than twenty years older than I, and had established a great reputation with herself and the neighbours because she had brought me up "by hand.
In this way it came to pass that those scattered linen-weavers--emigrants from the town into the country--were to the last regarded as aliens by their rustic neighbours, and usually contracted the eccentric habits which belong to a state of loneliness.
But it does not please me, thou knave,'' said Cedric, ``that I should be made to suppose otherwise for two hours, and sit here devising vengeance against my neighbours for wrongs they have not done me.
Often I have heard the house shaking with "Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum," all the neighbours joining in for dear life, with the fear of death upon them, and each singing louder than the other to avoid remark.
Their tiny son too was as clever as he could be, and so sharp and sensible that all the neighbours marvelled over the wise things he said and did.