"collar" in the noun sense
1. collar, neckband
a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over
zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal
anything worn or placed about the neck
"the thief was forced to wear a heavy wooden collar"
"a collar of flowers was placed about the neck of the winning horse"
a short ring fastened over a rod or shaft to limit, guide, or secure a machine part
5. collar, shoe collar
the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot
a band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it
7. choker, collar, dog collar, neckband
necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck
8. collar, leash
a figurative restraint
"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"
9. apprehension, arrest, catch, collar, pinch, taking into custody
the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
"collar" in the verb sense
1. collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop
take into custody
"the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
seize by the neck or collar
furnish with a collar
"collar the dog"
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