- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus) Ant., unneighborly, unfriendly.II(Roget's IV) modif.Syn. sociable, hospitable, helpful; see friendly 1 .III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.friendly, sociable, hospitable, personable, harmonious, helpful, convivial.ANT.: inhospitable. see friendlyIV(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Of or befitting a friend or friends: amicable, friendly, warmhearted. See ATTITUDE, LOVE.
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Neighborly — Neigh bor*ly, a. [Also written neighbourly.] Appropriate to the relation of neighbors; having frequent or familiar intercourse; kind; civil; social; friendly. adv. In a neighborly manner. [1913 Webster] Judge if this be neighborly dealing.… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
neighborly — index benevolent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
neighborly — (adj.) 1550s, from NEIGHBOR (Cf. neighbor) (n.) + LY (Cf. ly) (1). Earlier as an adverb (1520s), while an earlier adjective form was neighborlike (late 15c.). Related: Neighborliness, which ousted earlier neighborship (mid 15c.) … Etymology dictionary
neighborly — (Amer.) neighÂ·borÂ·ly || neÉªbÉ™rlÉª adj. friendly; of neighbors (also neighbourly) … English contemporary dictionary
neighborly — friendly, *amicable Analogous words: peaceful, peaceable, *pacific: *social, hospitable, gregarious, cooperative: cordial, sociable, *gracious Antonyms: unneighborly: ill disposed Contrasted words: antagonistic, * … New Dictionary of Synonyms
neighborly — [adj] friendly amiable, civil, companionable, considerate, cooperative, cordial, genial, gracious, gregarious, harmonious, helpful, hospitable, kind, obliging, sociable, social, well disposed; concept 401 Ant. cold, distant, unfriendly,… … New thesaurus
neighborly — [nā′bər lē] adj. like, characteristic of, or appropriate to neighbors; kind, friendly, sociable, etc. neighborliness n … English World dictionary
neighborly — adj. AE BE spelling: neighbourly neighborly to + inf. (it was neighborly of you to do that) … Combinatory dictionary
neighborly — adjective Date: 1558 of, relating to, or characteristic of congenial neighbors; especially friendly < a neighborly welcome > Synonyms: see amicable • neighborliness noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
neighborly — adjective Having or exhibiting the qualities of a friendly neighbor. Hes very neighborly; he always collects my mail when Im away on vacation … Wiktionary
neighborly — neighborliness, n. /nay beuhr lee/, adj. having or showing qualities befitting a neighbor; friendly. [1515 25; NEIGHBOR + LY] * * * … Universalium