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collar

collar

collar - Dictionary definition and meaning for word collar

Definition
(noun) a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
Synonyms : neckband

Definition
(noun) (zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal
Definition
(noun) anything worn or placed about the neck
Example Sentence
  • the thief was forced to wear a heavy wooden collar
  • a collar of flowers was placed about the neck of the winning horse

Definition
(noun) a short ring fastened over a rod or shaft to limit, guide, or secure a machine part
Definition
(noun) the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot
Synonyms : shoe collar

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(noun) a band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it
Definition
(noun) necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck
Synonyms : choker , dog collar , neckband

Definition
(noun) a figurative restraint
Synonyms : leash
Example Sentence
  • 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

Definition
(noun) the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
Example Sentence
  • the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar

Definition
(verb) take into custody
Synonyms : apprehend , arrest , cop , nab , nail , pick up
Example Sentence
  • the police nabbed the suspected criminals

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(verb) seize by the neck or collar
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(verb) furnish with a collar
Example Sentence
  • collar the dog

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