Meaning of COLLAR in English


Function: transitive verb

Date: 1613

1 a : to seize by the collar or neck b : ARREST , GRAB c : to get control of : PREEMPT <we can collar nearly the whole of this market ― Roald Dahl> d : to stop and detain in unwilling conversation < collar the guest of honor>

2 : to put a collar on < collar a dog>

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