Textual thesaurus for "collar"

(noun) pinch, catch, apprehension, arrest, taking into custody

the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)

the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar

(noun) leash

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

(noun) choker, dog collar, neckband

necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck

(noun) neckband

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

(noun) shoe collar

the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot

(verb) pick up, cop, apprehend, arrest, nab, nail

take into custody

the police nabbed the suspected criminals