collar

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Pronunciation[change]

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Noun[change]

Singular
collar

Plural
collars

A dog wearing a collar
  1. The neck part of a shirt, coat etc.
    He put up his collar because of the cold wind.
  2. A circular piece of fabric that is put around the neck of an animal.
    The collar on the dog had a tag that allowed the workers at the animal shelter to identify the owner.


Verb[change]

Plain form
collar

Third-person singular
collars

Past tense
collared

Past participle
collared

Present participle
collaring

  1. (transitive) To put a collar on someone or something.
    Collar and leash your dog.
  2. (law enforcement) To arrest.
    The police collared the burglar last night.