Definitions of collar

  1. To seize by the collar.
  2. To seize by the collar: to put on a collar.
  3. To grasp by or provide with a collar.
  4. furnish with a collar; " collar the dog"
  5. To seize by the collar; to put a collar on. A collar or collar- beam, a horizontal piece of timber connecting and bracing two opposite rafters. To slip the collar, to get free; to escape. A collar of brawn, the quantity tied up in one parcel. To collar beef or other meat, to roll it up and bind it close with a string.
  6. To catch hold of one by anything round the neck; to roll up flesh meat and bind it with cord.
  7. the act of apprehending ( especially apprehending a criminal); " the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
  8. necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck
  9. a figurative restraint; " a collar on program trading in the stock market"
  10. a band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it
  11. 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"
  12. take into custody; " the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
  13. Something worn round the neck, whether for use, ornament, restraint, or identification; as, the collar of a coat; a lady's collar; the collar of a dog.
  14. A ring or cincture.
  15. A collar beam.
  16. The neck or line of junction between the root of a plant and its stem.
  17. An ornament worn round the neck by knights, having on it devices to designate their rank or order.
  18. A ringlike part of a mollusk in connection with esophagus.
  19. A colored ring round the neck of a bird or mammal.
  20. A curb, or a horizontal timbering, around the mouth of a shaft.
  21. To put a collar on.
  22. Something worn about the neck, for use, restraint, or ornament; a round ring; collar bone, the clavicle.
  23. Something worn round the neck: the part of a garment at the neck: a ring: a band.
  24. Something worn around the neck; a ring or band.
  25. A band for the neck; a ring or band on or about anything.
  26. Something worn round the neck; the part of a garment round the neck; a part of a harness for the neck of a horse or other beast used in draught; anything like a collar or a ring; the upper part of a stay; also a rope in form of a wreath to which a stay is confined; a ring, cincture, or astragal.
  27. Something worn round the neck; that part of the harness which goes round the neck of a horse or other, animal used as a beast of burden; in arch., a ring.
  28. The choana of a collared cell; a prominent fold behind the proboscis in the Hemichorda; the fleshy rim projecting beyond the edge of a snail shell; any structure likened to a collar.