Associations to the word «Neighbourhood»


NEIGHBOURHOOD, noun. Close proximity, particularly in reference to home
NEIGHBOURHOOD, noun. And, by extension, its inhabitants
NEIGHBOURHOOD, noun. A division of a municipality or region, formally or informally divided
NEIGHBOURHOOD, noun. (archaic) The quality or condition of being a neighbour; the state of being or dwelling near; proximity.
NEIGHBOURHOOD, noun. (topology) The infinitesimal open set of all points that may be reached directly from a given point
NEIGHBOURHOOD, noun. (graph theory) The set of all the vertices adjacent to a given vertex
NEIGHBOURHOOD, noun. (obsolete) The disposition becoming a neighbour; neighbourly kindness or good will.
NEIGHBOURHOOD EFFECT, noun. The effect whereby the voting preference of a neighbourhood tends to be formed by consensus based on personal connections between residents.

Dictionary definition

NEIGHBOURHOOD, 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".
NEIGHBOURHOOD, noun. People living near one another; "it is a friendly neighborhood"; "my neighborhood voted for Bush".

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche