neighbor eigh"bor, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Neighbored}; p. pr. & vb. n {Neighboring}.] 1. To adjoin; to border on; to be near to. [1913 Webster]

Leisurely ascending hills that neighbor the shore. --Sandys. [1913 Webster]

2. To associate intimately with. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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