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Synonyms for collar

Synonyms for collar

a seizing and holding by law

to take into custody as a prisoner

Synonyms for collar

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

anything worn or placed about the neck

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

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the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot

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

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necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck

a figurative restraint

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the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)

take into custody

seize by the neck or collar

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furnish with a collar

References in classic literature ?
It is surprising how well you preserve your teeth, Miss," said the collar.
A long time passed away, then the collar came into the rag chest at the paper mill; there was a large company of rags, the fine by themselves, and the coarse by themselves, just as it should be.
And it became so, all the rags were turned into white paper; but the collar came to be just this very piece of white paper we here see, and on which the story is printed; and that was because it boasted so terribly afterwards of what had never happened to it.
Now and again he pulled and tugged at the collar which nearly choked him and cried out in a weak voice:
Taking a last whiff of his cigarette he threw it down, stepped on it, and letting the smoke escape through his moustache and looking askance at the horse that was coming up, began to tuck in his sheepskin collar on both sides of his ruddy face, clean-shaven except for the moustache, so that his breath should not moisten the collar.
It couldn't 've bin," jerked the clerk from his conning-tower of a collar.
I was standing with my back to the nearest window, my hat jammed over my brows and my overcoat collar up to my ears.
You said he had a pal," I observed, sinking deeper into the collar of my coat.
I had not asked him, and I was almost foaming under the respirator that I was making of my overcoat collar.
Try to recall a few words that went before, between the idiot in the collar and me.
But from our force-free perspective, there are some types of collars we wholeheartedly endorse, some we support with caution, and some that we regard as unnecessary and risky.
IN COMING INSTALLMENTS I will be addressing some specific training methods and training tools, some of which involve the use of electronic training collars.
The research will involve using GPS collars on up to 30 mares to learn more about seasonal use, migration patterns, and herd movements in the area.
AN animal welfare charity is warning cat owners against 'dangerous' collars which could leave felines with fatal injuries.
Sew better collars and collar stands by trying three different methods with practice pattern pieces.