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collar

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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
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2 the act of taking or holding under oneʼs control by authority of law

  • when the murderer was finally apprehended, the detective who doggedly checked every single lead got credit for the collar
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collar

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1 to take or keep under oneʼs control by authority of law

  • the juvenile delinquent was collared for robbing houses
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apprehend, arrest, bust [slang], nab, nail, nick [British slang], pick up, pinch, pull in, restrain, run in, seize

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2 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly

  • she collared the boy before he could get into the cookie jar
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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, trap

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take hold (of)

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