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collar

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of collar

  1. 1 an ornamental chain or string (as of beads) worn around the neck a simple gold collar is all that little black cocktail dress needs Synonyms of collar choker, necklace, dog collar, leiWords Related to collar torque (or torc); beads, carcanet [archaic], rivière; rope, strand; bangle, lavaliere (also lavalliere), locket, pendant (also pendent)

  2. 2 the act of taking or holding under one's control by authority of law when the murderer was finally apprehended, the detective who doggedly checked every single lead got credit for the collar Synonyms of collar apprehension, arrestment, bust [slang], arrest, pinchWords Related to collar raid; house arrest; capture, entrapment, seizure; captivity, confinement, detention, enchainment, hold, immurement, imprisonment, incarceration, restraint; rearrest; remandNear Antonyms of collar emancipation, liberation, releaseAntonyms of collar discharge


collar

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of collar

  1. 1 to take or keep under one's control by authority of law the juvenile delinquent was collared for robbing houses Synonyms of collar apprehend, bust [slang], arrest, nab, nail, nick [British slang], pick up, pinch, pull in, restrain, run in, seizeWords Related to collar bag, capture, catch, get, grab, grapple, hook, land, snap (up), snare, snatch, trap; commit, confine, detain, hold, immure, imprison, incarcerate, intern, jail, jug, lock (up); bind, enchain, fetter, handcuff, manacle, shackle, trammel; rearrest; remandNear Antonyms of collar emancipate, free, liberate, loose, loosen, release, spring; unbind, unchainAntonyms of collar discharge

  2. 2 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly she collared the boy before he could get into the cookie jar Synonyms of collar bag, capture, catch, cop [slang], corral, get, glom, grab, grapple, hook, land, nab, nail, net, nobble [British slang], rap, seize, snag, snap (up), snare, snatch, trapWords Related to collar glove, halter, lasso, rope; apprehend, arrest, detain; bay, corner; clasp, clutch, fasten (on), fist, grasp, grip, hold, latch (on or onto), secure; rend, wrest; enmesh (also immesh), ensnare, entangle, entrap, mesh; abduct, kidnap, spirit (away or off)Near Antonyms of collar discharge, free, liberate, release; drop, loosen, unhandAntonyms of collar miss



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