Synonyms for collar


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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