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collar

noun

1 collar

A band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over.

synonym: neckband.

Roget 225: clothing, investment; covering etc. 223; dress, raiment, drapery, costume, attire, guise, toilet, toilette, trim; ... show more

Roget 247: circularity, roundness; rotundity etc. 249.    circle, circlet, ring, areola, hoop, roundlet, annulus, annulet, ... show more

Roget 752: prison, prison house; jail, gaol, cage, coop, den, cell; stronghold, fortress, keep, donjon, dungeon, Bastille, ... show more

Dutch: halskraag, kraag
Polish: kołnierz



2 collar

zoology An encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal.

Dutch: halsketen, halsboord
Polish: obroża

3 collar

Anything worn or placed about the neck.

4 collar

A short ring fastened over a rod or shaft to limit, guide, or secure a machine part.

5 collar

The stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot.

synonym: shoe collar.

6 collar

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

Dutch: gareel, haam, halsband, halsketting

7 collar

Necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck.

synonyms: choker, dog collar, neckband.

Polish: obroża

8 collar

A figurative restraint:
— Asked for a collar on program trading in the stock market.

synonym: leash.

9 collar

The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal):
— The policeman on the beat got credit for the collar.

synonyms: apprehension, arrest, catch, pinch, taking into custody.

Dutch: aanhouding, arrest, arrestatie, grijpen, stilstand, vastgrijpen
Polish: aresztowanie, zatrzymanie

verb

1 collar

Take into custody.

synonyms: apprehend, arrest, cop, nab, nail, pick up.

Roget 789: take, catch, hook, nab, bag, sack, pocket, put into one's pocket; receive; accept.    reap, crop, cull, ... show more

Dutch: begrijpen, oppakken, snappen, vatten

2 collar

Seize by the neck or collar.

3 collar

Furnish with a collar.


Moby thesaurus: Oregon boat, Roman collar, anklet, apprehend, appropriate, armlet, armory, arrest, back band, backstrap, badge, badge of office, badges, bag, band, bandanna, baton, bearing rein, bellyband, belt ... show more.

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