HyperDic: neighborhood

English > 4 senses of the word neighborhood:
NOUNlocationneighborhood, vicinity, locality, neighbourhood, neck of the woodsa surrounding or nearby region
groupneighborhood, neighbourhoodpeople living near one another
quantityneighborhood, regionthe approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in 'in the region of')
locationneighborhoodan area within a city or town that has some distinctive features (especially one forming a community)
neighborhood > pronunciation
Soundsney'berhhuh.d
Rhymesadulthood ... wormwood: 60 rhymes with uhd...
English > neighborhood: 4 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA surrounding or nearby region.
Example "he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood"
Synonymsvicinity, locality, neighbourhood, neck of the woods
InstancesCharlestownA former town and present-day neighborhood of Boston
Left Bank, Latin QuarterThe region of Paris on the southern bank of the Seine
MontmartreThe highest point in Paris
Right BankThe region of Paris on the north bank of the Seine
Narrower'hood(slang) a neighborhood
gold coastA rich neighborhood noted for expensive homes and luxurious living
placeA general vicinity
proximityThe region close around a person or thing
sceneryThe appearance of a place
BroadersectionA distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people
Spanishbarrio, cercanía, fraccionamiento, inmediaciones, lugar, vecindad, vecindario
Catalanlocalitat, proximitat, rodalies
Nounsneighbora nearby object of the same kind
neighbora person who lives (or is located) near another
English > neighborhood: 4 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningPeople living near one another.
Examples
  • "it is a friendly neighborhood"
  • "my neighborhood voted for Bush"
Synonymneighbourhood
Narrowerhood(slang) a neighborhood
streetPeople living or working on the same street
BroadercommunityA group of people living in a particular local area
Spanishbarrio, vecindad
Nounsneighbora person who lives (or is located) near another
English > neighborhood: 4 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningThe approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in 'in the region of').
Example "the price is in the neighborhood of $100"
Synonymregion
Broaderindefinite quantityAn estimated quantity
English > neighborhood: 4 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningAn area within a city or town that has some distinctive features (especially one forming a community).
Example"an ethnic neighborhood"
Broaderarea, countryA particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)

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