1. collar, neckband, band

usage: a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over

2. collar, band, banding, stria, striation

usage: (zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal

3. collar, neckpiece

usage: 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"

4. collar, hoop, ring

usage: a short ring fastened over a rod or shaft to limit, guide, or secure a machine part

5. collar, shoe collar, brim, rim, lip

usage: the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot

6. collar, band

usage: 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

usage: necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck

8. collar, leash, restraint

usage: 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, capture, gaining control, seizure

usage: the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"


1. collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop, seize, prehend, clutch

usage: take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"

2. collar, seize, prehend, clutch

usage: seize by the neck or collar

3. collar, equip, fit, fit out, outfit

usage: furnish with a collar; "collar the dog"

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