Noun Definition

collar

1.Definition: (zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal

Category: General

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

Category: Objects

3.Definition: a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over

Related Noun(s):neckband

Category: Objects

4.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):leash

Category: General

5.Definition: a short ring fastened over a rod or shaft to limit, guide, or secure a machine part

Category: Objects

6.Definition: 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"

Category: Objects

7.Definition: necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck

Related Noun(s):neckband, choker

Category: Objects

8.Definition: the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)

"The policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"

Related Noun(s):arrest, catch, pinch, apprehension

Category: General

9.Definition: the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot

Category: Objects