Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun collar

9 senses of collar

Sense 1
collar, neckband -- (a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over)
       => band -- (a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body))

Sense 2
collar -- ((zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal)
       => band, banding, stria, striation -- (a stripe or stripes of contrasting color; "chromosomes exhibit characteristic bands"; "the black and yellow banding of bees and wasps")

Sense 3
collar -- (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")
       => neckpiece -- (an article of apparel worn about the neck)

Sense 4
collar -- (a short ring fastened over a rod or shaft to limit, guide, or secure a machine part)
       => hoop, ring -- (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")

Sense 5
collar, shoe collar -- (the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot)
       => brim, rim, lip -- (the top edge of a vessel or other container)

Sense 6
collar -- (a band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it)
       => band -- (a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body))

Sense 7
choker, collar, dog collar, neckband -- (necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck)
       => necklace -- (jewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women))

Sense 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")
       => restraint -- (the act of controlling by restraining someone or something; "the unlawful restraint of trade")

Sense 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")
       => capture, gaining control, seizure -- (the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb collar

3 senses of collar

Sense 1
collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop -- (take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals")
       => seize, prehend, clutch -- (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")

Sense 2
collar -- (seize by the neck or collar)
       => seize, prehend, clutch -- (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")

Sense 3
collar -- (furnish with a collar; "collar the dog")
       => equip, fit, fit out, outfit -- (provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities")

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