1. a surrounding or nearby region

- he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood

Similar word(s): locality, neighbourhood, vicinity

Definition categories: location, section

2. people living near one another

- it is a friendly neighborhood

- my neighborhood voted for Bush

Similar word(s): neighbourhood

Definition categories: group, community

3. the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of')

- the price is in the neighborhood of $100

Similar word(s): region

Definition categories: quantity

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

- an ethnic neighborhood

Definition categories: location, area, country

Sentences with neighborhood as a noun:

- Our neighborhood was our only reason to exchange hollow greetings.

- He lives in my neighborhood.

- The fire alarmed the neighborhood.

- We have just moved to a pleasant neighborhood.

- He must be making in the neighborhood of $200,000 per year.

- The slums and the palace were in awful neighborhood.