Associations to the word «Neighborhood»


NEIGHBORHOOD, noun. (chiefly obsolete) The quality of being a neighbor, of living nearby, next to each-other; proximity.
NEIGHBORHOOD, noun. Close proximity, nearby area; particularly, close proximity to one's home.
NEIGHBORHOOD, noun. The inhabitants of a residential area.
NEIGHBORHOOD, noun. A formal or informal division of a municipality or region.
NEIGHBORHOOD, noun. An approximate amount.
NEIGHBORHOOD, noun. The quality of physical proximity.
NEIGHBORHOOD, noun. (obsolete) The disposition becoming a neighbor; neighborly kindness or good will.
NEIGHBORHOOD, noun. (topology) An open set which contains the point in question.
NEIGHBORHOOD, noun. (topology) The infinitesimal open set of all points that may be reached directly from a given point.
NEIGHBORHOOD, noun. (graph theory) The set of all the vertices adjacent to a given vertex.
NEIGHBORHOOD, noun. (topology) A set containing an open set which contains point in question.

Dictionary definition

NEIGHBORHOOD, noun. A surrounding or nearby region; "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".
NEIGHBORHOOD, noun. People living near one another; "it is a friendly neighborhood"; "my neighborhood voted for Bush".
NEIGHBORHOOD, noun. The approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of'); "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".
NEIGHBORHOOD, noun. An area within a city or town that has some distinctive features (especially one forming a community); "an ethnic neighborhood".

Wise words

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