Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun neighborhood

4 senses of neighborhood

Sense 1
vicinity, locality, neighborhood, neighbourhood, neck of the woods -- (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")
       => section -- (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")

Sense 2
neighborhood, neighbourhood -- (people living near one another; "it is a friendly neighborhood"; "my neighborhood voted for Bush")
       => community -- (a group of people living in a particular local area; "the team is drawn from all parts of the community")

Sense 3
region, neighborhood -- (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")
       => indefinite quantity -- (an estimated quantity)

Sense 4
neighborhood -- (an area within a city or town that has some distinctive features (especially one forming a community); "an ethnic neighborhood")
       => area, country -- (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")

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