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Synonyms of collar in English:


  • 1 a shirt collar
    historical ruff, gorget, bertha
  • 2 a collar around the pipe
    ring, band, collet, sleeve, flange
  • verb

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  • 1 he collared a thief
    take prisoner, take into custody, detain
    informal nab, pinch, bust, pick up, pull in
  • 2 she collared me in the street
    accost, waylay, hail, approach, detain, stop, halt, catch, confront, importune
    informal buttonhole
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