Definitions for: Holder

[n] a holding device; "a towel holder"
[n] 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'"

Webster (1913) Definition: Hold"er, n.
One who is employed in the hold of a vessel.

Hold"er, n.
1. One who, or that which, holds.

2. One who holds land, etc., under another; a tenant.

3. (Com.) The payee of a bill of exchange or a promissory
note, or the one who owns or holds it.

Note: Holder is much used as the second part of a compound;
as, shareholder, officeholder, stockholder,etc.

Synonyms: bearer

See Also: accumulator, candle holder, candlestick, capitalist, collector, gatherer, holding device, keyboard, oarlock, peg, pin, rowlock, tenant, thole, tholepin, ticket holder, zarf

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