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Definition 1: people living near one another - [noun denoting group]

Samples where neighborhood or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it is a friendly neighborhood
  • my neighborhood voted for Bush

Synonyms for neighborhood in the sense of this definition

(neighborhood is a kind of ...) a group of people living in a particular local area

"the team is drawn from all parts of the community"

(... is a kind of neighborhood ) (slang) a neighborhood

(... is a kind of neighborhood ) people living or working on the same street

"the whole street protested the absence of street lights"

Definition 2: a surrounding or nearby region - [noun denoting location]

Samples where neighborhood or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the plane crashed in the vicinity of Asheville
  • it is a rugged locality
  • he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood
  • I will drop in on you the next time I am in this neck of the woods

Synonyms for neighborhood in the sense of this definition

(neighborhood is a kind of ...) a distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people

"no section of the nation is more ardent than the South" "there are three synagogues in the Jewish section"

(... is a kind of neighborhood ) a rich neighborhood noted for expensive homes and luxurious living; usually along a coastal area

"Chicago's gold coast is along Lake Michigan"

(... is a kind of neighborhood ) the appearance of a place

(... is a kind of neighborhood ) the region close around a person or thing

(... is a kind of neighborhood ) a general vicinity

"He comes from a place near Chicago"

(... is a kind of neighborhood ) (slang) a neighborhood

(... is an instance of neighborhood) the region of Paris on the southern bank of the Seine; a center of artistic and student life

(... is an instance of neighborhood) the highest point in Paris; famous for its associations with many artists

(... is an instance of neighborhood) the region of Paris on the north bank of the Seine

(... is an instance of neighborhood) a former town and present-day neighborhood of Boston; settled in 1629

Definition 3: an area within a city or town that has some distinctive features (especially one forming a community) - [noun denoting location]

Samples where neighborhood or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an ethnic neighborhood

(neighborhood is a kind of ...) a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)

"it was a mountainous area" "Bible country"

Definition 4: the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of') - [noun denoting quantity]

Samples where neighborhood or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was going to take in the region of two or three months to finish the job
  • the price is in the neighborhood of $100

Synonyms for neighborhood in the sense of this definition

(neighborhood is a kind of ...) an estimated quantity

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