Definitions for collar

Definitions for (noun) collar

Main entry: pinch, catch, collar, apprehension, arrest, taking into custody

Definition: the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)

Usage: the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar

Main entry: leash, collar

Definition: a figurative restraint

Usage: asked for a collar on program trading in the stock market; kept a tight leash on his emotions; he's always gotten a long leash

Main entry: choker, collar, dog collar, neckband

Definition: necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck

Main entry: neckband, collar

Definition: a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over

Main entry: collar

Definition: a band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it

Main entry: collar, shoe collar

Definition: the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot

Main entry: collar

Definition: a short ring fastened over a rod or shaft to limit, guide, or secure a machine part

Main entry: collar

Definition: anything worn or placed about the neck

Usage: the thief was forced to wear a heavy wooden collar; a collar of flowers was placed about the neck of the winning horse

Main entry: collar

Definition: (zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal

Definitions for (verb) collar

Main entry: collar, pick up, cop, apprehend, arrest, nab, nail

Definition: take into custody

Usage: the police nabbed the suspected criminals

Main entry: collar

Definition: furnish with a collar

Usage: collar the dog

Main entry: collar

Definition: seize by the neck or collar

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