HyperDic: holder

English > 3 senses of the word holder:
NOUNartifactholdera holding device
person holdera person who holds something
person holder, bearerthe 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
holder > pronunciation
Soundshhow'lder
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English > holder: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA holding device.
Examples
  • "a towel holder"
  • "a cigarette holder"
  • "an umbrella holder"
Narrowercandlestick, candle holderA holder with sockets for candles
cigarette holderA tube that holds a cigarette while it is being smoked
keyboardholder consisting of an arrangement of hooks on which keys or locks can be hung
peg, pin, thole, tholepin, rowlock, oarlockA holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
zarfAn ornamental metal cup-shaped holder for a hot coffee cup
Broaderholding deviceA device for holding / holding something
Spanishagarradera, colgador
Verbsholdbe the physical support of
English > holder: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who holds something.
NarrowerbondholderA holder of bonds issued by a government or corporation
cardholderA player who holds a card or cards in a card game
cardholderA person who holds a credit card or debit card
incumbent, officeholderThe official who holds an office
jobholderAn employee who holds a regular job
landowner, landholder, property ownerA holder or proprietor of land
leaseholder, lesseeA tenant / tenant / tenant who holds a lease
mortgagee, mortgage holderThe person who accepts a mortgage
officeholder, officersomeone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
policyholderA person who holds an insurance policy
slaveholder, slave owner, slaversomeone who holds slaves
tenantA holder of buildings or lands by any kind of title (as ownership or lease)
ticket holderHolder of a ticket (for admission or for passage)
Broaderowner, possessorA person who owns something
Spanishposeedor, titular
Catalanposseïdor
English > holder: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningThe 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.
Synonymbearer
BroadercapitalistA person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)
Spanishportador
Verbsholdhave rightfully

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