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 ?
Perhaps the barn had burned; perhaps the cattle had frozen to death; perhaps a neighbour was lost in the storm.
Each felt the impulse in himself, and in the same breath, caught it from his neighbour.
I am monstrous glad of it, for then I shall have her for a neighbour you know.
She then peeped round to where I sat; so stern a neighbour was too restrictive to him, in his present fractious mood, she dared whisper no observations, nor ask of him any information.
I have just returned from a visit to my landlord - the solitary neighbour that I shall be troubled with.
My friend is dead, my neighbour is dead, my love, the darling of my soul, is dead; it is the inexorable consolidation and perpetuation of the secret that was always in that individuality, and which I shall carry in mine to my life's end.
Therefore, I was not only odd-boy about the forge, but if any neighbour happened to want an extra boy to frighten birds, or pick up stones, or do any such job, I was favoured with the employment.
I don't mind my neighbour being preferred before me, but I do object to his being served before me!
At present, if we indeed journey to Ashby-de-la-Zouche, we do so with my noble neighbour and countryman Athelstane of Coningsburgh, and with such a train as would set outlaws and feudal enemies at defiance.
At length I was clear of my dangerous neighbour, and just as I gave the last impulsion, my hands came across a light cord that was trailing overboard across the stern bulwarks.
Let us carry the body on the roof of the house and lower it down the chimney of our neighbour the Mussulman.
Everybody in the whole town knew what a wonderful power the cloth had, and they were all curious to see how bad or how stupid their neighbour was.

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