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  6  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Neighbor  \Neigh"bor\  (n[=a]"b[~e]r),  n.  [OE.  neighebour,  AS 
  ne['a]hgeb[=u]r;  ne['a]h  nigh  +  geb[=u]r  a  dweller,  farmer; 
  akin  to  D.  nabuur  G.  nachbar  OHG.  n[=a]hgib[=u]r.  See 
  {Nigh},  and  {Boor}.]  [Spelt  also  {neighbour}.] 
  1.  A  person  who  lives  near  another;  one  whose  abode  is  not 
  far  off  --Chaucer. 
  Masters,  my  good  friends,  mine  honest  neighbors. 
  2.  One  who  is  near  in  sympathy  or  confidence. 
  Buckingham  No  more  shall  be  the  neighbor  to  my 
  counsel.  --Shak. 
  3.  One  entitled  to  or  exhibiting,  neighborly  kindness; 
  hence  one  of  the  human  race;  a  fellow  being 
  Which  now  of  these  three  thinkest  thou,  was 
  neighbor  unto  him  that  fell  among  the  thieves? 
  --Luke  x.  36. 
  The  gospel  allows  no  such  term  as  ``stranger;'' 
  makes  every  man  my  neighbor.  --South. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Neighbor  \Neigh"bor\,  a. 
  Near  to  another;  adjoining;  adjacent;  next  neighboring. 
  ``The  neighbor  cities.''  --Jer.  l.  40.  ``The  neighbor  room.'' 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  neighbor  \neigh"bor\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Neighbored};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n  {Neighboring}.] 
  1.  To  adjoin;  to  border  on  tobe  near  to 
  Leisurely  ascending  hills  that  neighbor  the  shore. 
  2.  To  associate  intimately  with  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Neighbor  \Neigh"bor\,  v.  i. 
  To  dwell  in  the  vicinity;  to  be  a  neighbor,  or  in  the 
  neighborhood;  to  be  near  [Obs.] 
  A  copse  that  neighbors  by  --Shak. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  situated  near  one  another;  "neighbor  states"  [syn:  {neighbour}, 
  {neighboring(a)},  {neighbouring(a)}] 
  n  1:  a  person  who  lives  (or  is  located)  near  another  [syn:  {neighbour}] 
  2:  a  nearby  object  of  the  same  kind  "Fort  Worth  is  a  neighbor 
  of  Dallas";  "what  is  the  closest  neighbor  to  the  Earth?" 
  [syn:  {neighbour}] 
  v  1:  live  or  be  located  as  a  neighbor  [syn:  {neighbour}] 
  2:  be  located  near  or  adjacent  to  [syn:  {neighbour}] 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
  NEIGHBOR,  n.  One  whom  we  are  commanded  to  love  as  ourselves  and  who 
  does  all  he  knows  how  to  make  us  disobedient. 

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