What does collar mean?

Definitions for collar
ˈkɒl ərcol·lar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. collar, neckband(noun)

    a band that fits around the neck and is usually folded over

  2. collar(noun)

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

  3. collar(noun)

    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"

  4. collar(noun)

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

  5. collar, shoe collar(noun)

    the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot

  6. collar(noun)

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

  7. choker, collar, dog collar, neckband(noun)

    necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck

  8. collar, leash(noun)

    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"

  9. apprehension, arrest, catch, collar, pinch, taking into custody(verb)

    the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)

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

  10. collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop(verb)

    take into custody

    "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"

  11. collar(verb)

    seize by the neck or collar

  12. collar(verb)

    furnish with a collar

    "collar the dog"

GCIDE

  1. Collar(v. t.)

    To put a collar on.3. to arrest, as a wanted criminal. Same as put the collar on.

Wiktionary

  1. collar(Noun)

    The part of an upper garment (shirt, jacket...) that fits around the neck and throat, especially if sewn from a separate piece of fabric.

    Etymology: From coler, from coler (Modern French collier, col), from collare, from collum. Cognate with , heals. More at halse.

  2. collar(Noun)

    A decorative band or other fabric around the neckline

    Etymology: From coler, from coler (Modern French collier, col), from collare, from collum. Cognate with , heals. More at halse.

  3. collar(Noun)

    A chain worn around the neck

    Etymology: From coler, from coler (Modern French collier, col), from collare, from collum. Cognate with , heals. More at halse.

  4. collar(Noun)

    A similar detachable item

    Etymology: From coler, from coler (Modern French collier, col), from collare, from collum. Cognate with , heals. More at halse.

  5. collar(Noun)

    Anything that encircles the neck.

    Etymology: From coler, from coler (Modern French collier, col), from collare, from collum. Cognate with , heals. More at halse.

  6. collar(Noun)

    A band or chain around an animal's neck, used to restrain and/or identifie it.

    Make sure your dog has a collar holding an identification tag.

    Etymology: From coler, from coler (Modern French collier, col), from collare, from collum. Cognate with , heals. More at halse.

  7. collar(Noun)

    A part of harness designed to distribute the load around the shoulders of a draft animal.

    Etymology: From coler, from coler (Modern French collier, col), from collare, from collum. Cognate with , heals. More at halse.

  8. collar(Noun)

    Any encircling device or structure.

    A nylon collar kept the bolt from damaging the surface underneath.

    Etymology: From coler, from coler (Modern French collier, col), from collare, from collum. Cognate with , heals. More at halse.

  9. collar(Noun)

    Of or pertaining to a certain category of professions as symbolized by typical clothing.

    Etymology: From coler, from coler (Modern French collier, col), from collare, from collum. Cognate with , heals. More at halse.

  10. collar(Verb)

    To grab or seize by the collar or neck.

    Etymology: From coler, from coler (Modern French collier, col), from collare, from collum. Cognate with , heals. More at halse.

  11. collar(Verb)

    To place a collar on, to fit with one.

    Collar and leash agressive dogs.

    Etymology: From coler, from coler (Modern French collier, col), from collare, from collum. Cognate with , heals. More at halse.

  12. collar(Verb)

    To seize, capture or detain.

    Etymology: From coler, from coler (Modern French collier, col), from collare, from collum. Cognate with , heals. More at halse.

  13. collar(Verb)

    To preempt, control stringently and exclusively.

    Etymology: From coler, from coler (Modern French collier, col), from collare, from collum. Cognate with , heals. More at halse.

  14. collar(Verb)

    To arrest.

    Etymology: From coler, from coler (Modern French collier, col), from collare, from collum. Cognate with , heals. More at halse.

  15. collar(Verb)

    To bind in conversation.

    I managed to collar Fred in the office for an hour.

    Etymology: From coler, from coler (Modern French collier, col), from collare, from collum. Cognate with , heals. More at halse.

  16. collar(Noun)

    A physical device to prevent operation of a mechanical signal lever.

    Etymology: From coler, from coler (Modern French collier, col), from collare, from collum. Cognate with , heals. More at halse.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Collar(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [OE. coler, coller, OF. colier, F. collier, necklace, collar, fr. OF. col neck, F. cou, fr. L. collum; akin to AS. heals, G. & Goth. hals. Cf. Hals, n.]

  2. Collar(noun)

    a ring or cincture

    Etymology: [OE. coler, coller, OF. colier, F. collier, necklace, collar, fr. OF. col neck, F. cou, fr. L. collum; akin to AS. heals, G. & Goth. hals. Cf. Hals, n.]

  3. Collar(noun)

    a collar beam

    Etymology: [OE. coler, coller, OF. colier, F. collier, necklace, collar, fr. OF. col neck, F. cou, fr. L. collum; akin to AS. heals, G. & Goth. hals. Cf. Hals, n.]

  4. Collar(noun)

    the neck or line of junction between the root of a plant and its stem

    Etymology: [OE. coler, coller, OF. colier, F. collier, necklace, collar, fr. OF. col neck, F. cou, fr. L. collum; akin to AS. heals, G. & Goth. hals. Cf. Hals, n.]

  5. Collar(noun)

    an ornament worn round the neck by knights, having on it devices to designate their rank or order

    Etymology: [OE. coler, coller, OF. colier, F. collier, necklace, collar, fr. OF. col neck, F. cou, fr. L. collum; akin to AS. heals, G. & Goth. hals. Cf. Hals, n.]

  6. Collar(noun)

    a ringlike part of a mollusk in connection with esophagus

    Etymology: [OE. coler, coller, OF. colier, F. collier, necklace, collar, fr. OF. col neck, F. cou, fr. L. collum; akin to AS. heals, G. & Goth. hals. Cf. Hals, n.]

  7. Collar(noun)

    a colored ring round the neck of a bird or mammal

    Etymology: [OE. coler, coller, OF. colier, F. collier, necklace, collar, fr. OF. col neck, F. cou, fr. L. collum; akin to AS. heals, G. & Goth. hals. Cf. Hals, n.]

  8. Collar(noun)

    a ring or round flange upon, surrounding, or against an object, and used for restraining motion within given limits, or for holding something to its place, or for hiding an opening around an object; as, a collar on a shaft, used to prevent endwise motion of the shaft; a collar surrounding a stovepipe at the place where it enters a wall. The flanges of a piston and the gland of a stuffing box are sometimes called collars

    Etymology: [OE. coler, coller, OF. colier, F. collier, necklace, collar, fr. OF. col neck, F. cou, fr. L. collum; akin to AS. heals, G. & Goth. hals. Cf. Hals, n.]

  9. Collar(noun)

    an eye formed in the bight or bend of a shroud or stay to go over the masthead; also, a rope to which certain parts of rigging, as dead-eyes, are secured

    Etymology: [OE. coler, coller, OF. colier, F. collier, necklace, collar, fr. OF. col neck, F. cou, fr. L. collum; akin to AS. heals, G. & Goth. hals. Cf. Hals, n.]

  10. Collar(noun)

    a curb, or a horizontal timbering, around the mouth of a shaft

    Etymology: [OE. coler, coller, OF. colier, F. collier, necklace, collar, fr. OF. col neck, F. cou, fr. L. collum; akin to AS. heals, G. & Goth. hals. Cf. Hals, n.]

  11. Collar(verb)

    to seize by the collar

    Etymology: [OE. coler, coller, OF. colier, F. collier, necklace, collar, fr. OF. col neck, F. cou, fr. L. collum; akin to AS. heals, G. & Goth. hals. Cf. Hals, n.]

  12. Collar(verb)

    to put a collar on

    Etymology: [OE. coler, coller, OF. colier, F. collier, necklace, collar, fr. OF. col neck, F. cou, fr. L. collum; akin to AS. heals, G. & Goth. hals. Cf. Hals, n.]

Freebase

  1. Collar

    In clothing, a collar is the part of a shirt, dress, coat or blouse that fastens around or frames the neck. Among clothing construction professionals, a collar is differentiated from other necklines such as revers and lapels, by being made from a separate piece of fabric, rather than a folded or cut part of the same piece of fabric used for the main body of the garment. A collar may be permanently attached to the main body of the garment or detachable.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Collar

    kol′ar, n. something worn round the neck: the part of a garment at the neck: a band round a dog's neck: that part of a horse's harness worn round the neck, to which the traces are attached: a ring: a band.—v.t. to seize by the collar: to put a collar on: to capture.—ns. Coll′ar-beam, a horizontal piece of timber connecting or bracing two opposite rafters, to prevent sagging; Coll′ar-bone, in man and most mammals the only bone directly connecting the upper extremity with the skeleton of the trunk.—p.adj. Coll′ared, having, or ornamented with, a collar: rolled up and bound with a string, as a piece of meat having the bones removed: captured.—ns. Coll′arette, a small collar; Coll′ar-work, hard work against the collar: drudgery. [O. Fr. colier—L. collārecollum, the neck.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. collar

    An eye in the end or bight of a shroud or stay, to go over the mast-head. The upper part of a stay. Also, a rope formed into a wreath, with a heart or dead-eye seized in the bight, to which the stay is confined at the lower part. Also, the neck of a bolt.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'collar' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4740

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'collar' in Nouns Frequency: #2161

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of collar in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of collar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of collar in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Rusnak:

    Biden's roots and history and commitment with those voters, with the blue-collar voters, will help him here. As long as he's not wounded coming out of Super Tuesday, then he could potentially get his bounce back and in some ways rehabilitate his campaign, there is an opportunity for Super Tuesday here. Whether he has the money or not to do that, that's the challenge. Right now, there is no media, no ground game being waged by them. The Bernie Sanders folks are everywhere ; The Bernie folks do have a ground game.

  2. Ric Gillespie:

    I could show you a dozen pictures of Amelia Earhart in the last days of her world flight, her hair's shorter than that. It's not down on her collar. It's shorter.

  3. James Brown:

    The economy is changing with an emphasis on technology skills across all sectors. The emphasis now is that not all STEM jobs require four-year degrees. When I was growing up, you had what were called ‘blue collar jobs,’ now you have technicians who need to be highly skilled in tech. You need people who can repair MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) machines, or work on electric cars, you now need technicians who need to have really hard STEM skills. That’s a skill set that will be growing over the next five years, it will be more in demand, and giving students the foundation for those kinds of careers starts in school.

  4. Brent Stapelkamp:

    When I heard that report, I had a look on the computer and his movements look regular. He sent a GPS point from his collar from 8:06 p.m. (02:06 p.m. EDT). Everything looks fine.

  5. Liberty Levin:

    Fossil fuels ? We should eliminate fossil fuels ? Fossil fuelis what drove the Industrial Revolution, fossil fuel is what created assembly lines and a massive middle class andblue-collar workforce, and steel and aluminum, copper, nickel and electricity and lights at night and automobilesand trucks, refrigeration, heat in the winter, air conditioning in the summer, and on and on and on.

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Translations for collar

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  • ياقةArabic
  • яға, яҡаBashkir
  • нашийник, огърлица, я́ка, хомотBulgarian
  • collar, collera, jou, collCatalan, Valencian
  • límec, obojekCzech
  • Kragen, Halskette, Halsband, RingGerman
  • kolumoEsperanto
  • yugo, cuello, collarSpanish
  • kaelarihm, kraest haarama, kinni nabima, kaelus, kraeEstonian
  • گریبان, یقهPersian
  • kaulailla, kaulaketju, dominoida, pannoittaa, puhua, längittää, kaulus, kaulain, panta, länget, irtokaulus, kaulapanta, kauluri, sitoa, ottaa kiinni, kiinni, hallitaFinnish
  • collier, colFrench
  • bónaIrish
  • coilearScottish Gaelic
  • קולר, צווארוןHebrew
  • gallérHungarian
  • օձիք, մանյակArmenian
  • bavera, anello, collo, fascetta, collare, bavero, collettoItalian
  • 襟, 首輪, カラーJapanese
  • kara, karakakīMāori
  • кра́гна, о́брач, околувра́тник, о́главник, огла́вува, при́тега, ја́каMacedonian
  • kolar, relang, dabaMalay
  • nekriem, halsketen, gareel, halsketting, gordel, rand, vatten, halsband, ring, grijpen, halsboord, boord, kraagDutch
  • obroża, kołnierzPolish
  • coleira, colar, deter, colarinho, anel, golaPortuguese
  • хому́т, воротни́к, о́бруч, во́рот, оше́йникRussian
  • ovratnica, vratnik, овратник, овратница, оковратник, ogrljak, огрљак, kragna, ogrlina, ovratnik, ovratlina, огрлина, okovratnik, овратлинаSerbo-Croatian
  • golierSlovak
  • ovratnik, ovratnicaSlovene
  • krageSwedish
  • yakaTurkish

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