Definition of Collar in English :
Define Collar in English
Collar meaning in English
Meaning of Collar in English
Pronunciation of Collar in English
Collar pronunciation in English
Pronounce Collar in Englishsee synonyms of collar
(zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal
anything worn or placed about the neck
Example Sentences:'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
a band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it
necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck
8. collar, leash
a figurative restraint
Example Sentences:'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'
the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
Example Sentences:'the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar'
take into custody
Example Sentences:'the police nabbed the suspected criminals'
seize by the neck or collar
furnish with a collar
Example Sentences:'collar the dog'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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