Antonyms for neighborhood

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ney-ber-hood
Phonetic Transcription : ˈneɪ bərˌhʊd

Definition of neighborhood

Origin :
  • mid-15c., "neighborly conduct, friendliness," from neighbor (n.) + -hood. Modern sense of "community of people who live close together" is first recorded 1620s. Phrase in the neighborhood of meaning "near, somewhere about" is first recorded 1857, American English. The Old English word for "neighborhood" was neahdæl.
  • noun community, surroundings
Example sentences :
  • Like everything else in that neighborhood, it was covered with picture writing.
  • Extract from : « Ancient Man » by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  • I worried along, however, to get out of that neighborhood as soon as possible.
  • Extract from : « Biography of a Slave » by Charles Thompson
  • What if it should be in this neighborhood, among these surroundings?
  • Extract from : « Ester Ried Yet Speaking » by Isabella Alden
  • Then I hope you will be careful what houses you go into, for I hear the small-pox is in the neighborhood.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • But Joe's affair with Sidney had been the talk of the neighborhood.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Darwin has noted that the condor was only to be found in the neighborhood of such cliffs.
  • Extract from : « Flying Machines » by W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell
  • It sometimes happened that she had other company—some of the young men of the neighborhood.
  • Extract from : « Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates » by Howard Pyle
  • A carver in the neighborhood engaged to make the figurehead.
  • Extract from : « Tanglewood Tales » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • "As docile as Daisy" might have been a proverb in the neighborhood, so general was this view of her nature.
  • Extract from : « In the Valley » by Harold Frederic
  • For the most part I succeeded in believing it, but it is just to add that the neighborhood did not.
  • Extract from : « In the Valley » by Harold Frederic

Synonyms for neighborhood

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