Definitions of holder

  1. the person who is in possession of a check or note or bond or document of title that is endorsed to him or to whoever holds it; "the bond was marked `payable to bearer'" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. One who is employed in the hold of a vessel. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. One who, or that which, holds. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. One who holds land, etc., under another; a tenant. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The payee of a bill of exchange or a promissory note, or the one who owns or holds it. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. One who holds; a tenant; something by which to take hold. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. One who possesses anything; a tenant. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for holder

  1. I had to support Charlotte here- though merely as handkerchief- holder and in the purest interests of the absent Mr. Thomas Gallaberry. – The Dew of Their Youth by S. R. Crockett
  2. " I haven't time to argue with you," said the holder of the seventh key. – Seven Keys to Baldpate by Earl Derr Biggers