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 for Neighbor
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Neighbor \Neigh"bor\, v. i.
     To dwell in the vicinity; to be a neighbor, or in the
     neighborhood; to be near. [Obs.]
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           A copse that neighbors by.               --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Neighbor \Neigh"bor\ (n[=a]"b[~e]r), n. [OE. neighebour, AS.
     ne['a]hgeb[=u]r; ne['a]h nigh + geb[=u]r a dweller, farmer;
     akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. n[=a]hgib[=u]r. See
     Nigh, and Boor.] [Spelt also neighbour.]
     1. A person who lives near another; one whose abode is not
        far off. --Chaucer.
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              Masters, my good friends, mine honest neighbors.
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     2. One who is near in sympathy or confidence.
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              No more shall be the neighbor to my counsel. --Shak.
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     3. One entitled to, or exhibiting, neighborly kindness;
        hence, one of the human race; a fellow being.
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              Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was
              neighbor unto him that fell among the thieves?
                                                    --Luke x. 36.
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              The gospel allows no such term as "stranger;" makes
              every man my neighbor.                --South.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Neighbor \Neigh"bor\, a.
     Near to another; adjoining; adjacent; next; neighboring. "The
     neighbor cities." --Jer. l. 40. "The neighbor room." --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  neighbor \neigh"bor\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Neighbored; p. pr. &
     vb. n Neighboring.]
     1. To adjoin; to border on; to be near to.
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              Leisurely ascending hills that neighbor the shore.
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     2. To associate intimately with. [Obs.] --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a person who lives (or is located) near another [syn:
           neighbor, neighbour]
      2: a nearby object of the same kind; "Fort Worth is a neighbor
         of Dallas"; "what is the closest neighbor to the Earth?"
         [syn: neighbor, neighbour]
      v 1: live or be located as a neighbor; "the neighboring house"
           [syn: neighbor, neighbour]
      2: be located near or adjacent to; "Pakistan neighbors India"
         [syn: neighbor, neighbour]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  79 Moby Thesaurus words for "neighbor":
     abut, abut on, abutter, acquaintance, adjacent, adjoin, adjoiner,
     adjoining, advocate, alter ego, appose, backer, be contiguous,
     be in contact, best friend, border, border on, borderer, bordering,
     bosom friend, bring near, brother, butt, bystander,
     casual acquaintance, close acquaintance, close friend, communicate,
     confidant, confidante, conjoin, connect, connecting, conterminous,
     contiguous, coterminous, end to end, endways, endwise,
     face to face, familiar, favorer, fellow, fellow creature,
     fellowman, friend, immediate, immediate neighbor,
     inseparable friend, intimate, join, joined, juxtapose, juxtaposed,
     juxtaposit, juxtapositional, juxtapositive, lie by, line,
     looker-on, lover, march, neighborer, neighboring, next, onlooker,
     other self, partisan, pickup, put with, repository, stand by,
     supporter, sympathizer, tangent, touch, verge, verge upon,

From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :

  NEIGHBOR, n.  One whom we are commanded to love as ourselves, and who
  does all he knows how to make us disobedient.

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