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Definition 1: the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal) - [noun denoting act]

Samples where collar or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar

Synonyms for collar in the sense of this definition

(collar is a kind of ...) the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property

Definition 2: a figurative restraint - [noun denoting act]

Samples where collar or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for collar in the sense of this definition

(collar is a kind of ...) the act of controlling by restraining someone or something

"the unlawful restraint of trade"

Definition 3: a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for collar in the sense of this definition

(collar is a kind of ...) a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)

(... is a kind of collar ) a high tight collar

(... is a kind of collar ) a stiff white collar with no opening in the front; a distinctive symbol of the clergy

(... is a kind of collar ) broad white collar worn over the lapels of a jacket

(... is a kind of collar ) a flat collar with rounded ends that meet in front

(... is a kind of collar ) a wired or starched collar of intricate lace; worn in 17th century

(... is a kind of collar ) a high close-fitting turnover collar

(collar is a part of ...) a lining applied to the edge of a garment for ornamentation or strengthening

(... is part of collar) an opening in a garment for the neck of the wearer; a part of the garment near the wearer's neck

Definition 4: necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for collar in the sense of this definition

(collar is a kind of ...) jewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women)

Definition 5: a band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it - [noun denoting artifact]

(collar is a kind of ...) a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)

(... is a kind of collar ) a collar for a dog

(collar is a part of ...) stable gear consisting of either of two curved supports that are attached to the collar of a draft horse and that hold the traces

Definition 6: the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for collar in the sense of this definition

(collar is a kind of ...) the top edge of a vessel or other container

(... is part of collar) footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg

(... is part of collar) footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material

Definition 7: a short ring fastened over a rod or shaft to limit, guide, or secure a machine part - [noun denoting artifact]

(collar is a kind of ...) a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling

"there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse"

Definition 8: anything worn or placed about the neck - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where collar or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(collar is a kind of ...) an article of apparel worn about the neck

Definition 9: (zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal - [noun denoting attribute]

(collar is a kind of ...) a stripe or stripes of contrasting color

"chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands" "the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps"

(collar belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies animals

Definition 10: take into custody - [verb of contact]

Samples where collar or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the police nabbed the suspected criminals

Synonyms for collar in the sense of this definition

(collar is a kind of ...) take hold of; grab

"The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter" "She clutched her purse" "The mother seized her child by the arm" "Birds of prey often seize small mammals"

Definition 11: furnish with a collar - [verb of contact]

Samples where collar or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • collar the dog

(collar is a kind of ...) provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose

"The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"

Definition 12: seize by the neck or collar - [verb of contact]

(collar is a kind of ...) take hold of; grab

"The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter" "She clutched her purse" "The mother seized her child by the arm" "Birds of prey often seize small mammals"

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