Synonyms for (noun) neighborhood

Synonyms: neighborhood, neighbourhood

Definition: people living near one another

Usage: it is a friendly neighborhood; my neighborhood voted for Bush

Similar words: community

Definition: a group of people living in a particular local area

Usage: the team is drawn from all parts of the community


Synonyms: vicinity, neck of the woods, neighborhood, neighbourhood, locality

Definition: a surrounding or nearby region

Usage: 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

Similar words: section

Definition: a distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people

Usage: no section of the nation is more ardent than the South; there are three synagogues in the Jewish section


Synonyms: neighborhood

Definition: an area within a city or town that has some distinctive features (especially one forming a community)

Usage: an ethnic neighborhood

Similar words: area, country

Definition: a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)

Usage: it was a mountainous area; Bible country


Synonyms: region, neighborhood

Definition: the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of')

Usage: 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

Similar words: indefinite quantity

Definition: an estimated quantity