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bear·er

 (bâr′ər)
n.
1. One that carries or supports, as:
a. A porter.
b. A pallbearer.
2. One that holds a check or other redeemable note for payment.
3. A fruit- or flower-bearing plant.

bearer

(ˈbɛərə)
n
1. a person or thing that bears, presents, or upholds
2. (Banking & Finance) a person who presents a note or bill for payment
3. (Professions) (formerly, in Africa, India, etc)
a. a native carrier, esp on an expedition
b. a native servant
4. See pallbearer
5. the holder of a rank, position, office, etc
6. (Banking & Finance) (modifier) finance payable to the person in possession: bearer bonds.

bear•er

(ˈbɛər ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that carries, upholds, or brings.
2. the person who presents an order for money or goods.
3. a tree or plant that yields fruit or flowers.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bearer - someone whose employment involves carrying somethingbearer - someone whose employment involves carrying something; "the bonds were transmitted by carrier"
traveler, traveller - a person who changes location
2.bearer - a messenger who bears or presentsbearer - a messenger who bears or presents; "a bearer of good tidings"
courier, messenger - a person who carries a message
3.bearer - one of the mourners carrying the coffin at a funeralbearer - one of the mourners carrying the coffin at a funeral
griever, lamenter, mourner, sorrower - a person who is feeling grief (as grieving over someone who has died)
4.bearer - 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 itbearer - 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'"
capitalist - a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)

bearer

noun
1. agent, carrier, courier, herald, envoy, messenger, conveyor, emissary, harbinger I hate to be the bearer of bad news.
2. carrier, runner, servant, porter, transporter a flag bearer
3. holder, owner, possessor The identity documents state the bearer's profession.
4. payee, beneficiary, consignee the chief cashier's promise to pay the bearer

bearer

noun
A person who carries messages or is sent on errands:
Translations
حامِل، حمّال
nosičposelnosník
bæreroverbringer
átadó
boîberi, beri; burîarmaîur
hâmiltaşıyan

bearer

[ˈbɛərəʳ]
A. N
1. (= bringer) [of tradition, culture, idea] → poseedor(a) m/f; [of burden] → porteador(a) m/f, portador(a) m/f; [of letter, news] → portador(a) m/f
I hate to be the bearer of bad newssiento traer malas noticiassiento ser portador de malas noticias (frm)
2. (= possessor) [of cheque] → portador(a) m/f; [of title] → poseedor(a) m/f; [of credentials, office, passport] → titular mf
3. (= servant) → porteador m (also pallbearer) → portador(a) m/f del féretro (also stretcher-bearer) → camillero/a m/f
see also flag C
see also standard C
B. CPD bearer bond Ntítulo m al portador

bearer

[ˈbɛərər] n
(= bringer) → porteur m
to be the bearer of bad news → être porteur de mauvaises nouvelles
(= holder) [passport] → titulaire mfbear hug n
to give sb a bear hug → serrer qn très fort dans ses bras
He gave me a big bear hug → Il m'a serré très fort dans ses bras.

bearer

n
(= carrier)Träger(in) m(f); (of news, letter, cheque, banknote)Überbringer m; (of name, title)Träger(in) m(f), → Inhaber(in) m(f); (of passport)Inhaber(in) m(f); bearer bondInhaberschuldverschreibung f; bearer cheque, bearer check (US) → Inhaberscheck m; bearer securities plInhaberpapiere pl; bearer share, bearer stock (US) → Inhaberaktie f
(= tree etc) a good bearerein Baum/Busch etc, der gut trägt

bearer

[ˈbɛərəʳ] n (of news, cheque) → portatore m; (of passport) → titolare m/f

bear1

(beə) past tense bore (boː) : past participle borne (boːn) verb
1. (usually with cannot, ~could not etc) to put up with or endure. I couldn't bear it if he left.
2. to be able to support. Will the table bear my weight?
3. (past participle in passive born (boːn) ) to produce (children). She has borne (him) several children; She was born on July 7.
4. to carry. He was borne shoulder-high after his victory.
5. to have. The cheque bore his signature.
6. to turn or fork. The road bears left here.
ˈbearable adjective
able to be endured.
ˈbearer noun
a person or thing that bears. the bearer of bad news.
ˈbearing noun
1. manner, way of standing etc. a military bearing.
2. (usually in plural. sometimes short for ˌball-ˈbearings) a part of a machine that has another part moving in or on it.
ˈbearings noun plural
location, place on a map etc; The island's bearings are 10 North, 24 West.
bear down on
1. to approach quickly and often threateningly. The angry teacher bore down on the child.
2. to exert pressure on. The weight is bearing down on my chest.
bear fruit
to produce fruit.
bear out
to support or confirm. This bears out what you said.
bear up
to keep up courage, strength etc (under strain). She's bearing up well after her shock.
bear with
to be patient with (someone). Bear with me for a minute, and you'll see what I mean.
find/get one's bearings
to find one's position with reference to eg a known landmark. If we can find this hill, I'll be able to get my bearings.
lose one's bearings
to become uncertain of one's position. He's confused me so much that I've lost my bearings completely.

bearer

n. soporte, apoyo.
References in classic literature ?
where, after a day spent in holding funeral services over the dead bearer, preparations were made for proceeding farther.
The bearer, Jurgis Rudkus, is a particular friend of mine, and I would like you to find him a good place, for important reasons.
The friend who knew most of Eva's own imaginings and foreshadowings was her faithful bearer, Tom.
This is to certify that I, the undersigned, have given the bearer, my servant, full liberty to go to Baltimore, and spend the Easter holidays.
Elton had been determined to go on, and had said in a very particular way indeed, that he was going on business which he would not put off for any inducement in the world; and something about a very enviable commission, and being the bearer of something exceedingly precious.
Clare has told you already," he began, "that I am the bearer of bad news.
Now, Joseph Gargery, I am the bearer of an offer to relieve you of this young fellow your apprentice.
He gave, accordingly, an order sealed with his signet, to a brother of his tribe at York, requiring him to pay to the bearer the sum of a thousand crowns, and to deliver certain merchandises specified in the note.
Should she send one to me I shall refuse it and dismiss the bearer.
Anselmo was deep in love with a high-born and beautiful maiden of the same city, the daughter of parents so estimable, and so estimable herself, that he resolved, with the approval of his friend Lothario, without whom he did nothing, to ask her of them in marriage, and did so, Lothario being the bearer of the demand, and conducting the negotiation so much to the satisfaction of his friend that in a short time he was in possession of the object of his desires, and Camilla so happy in having won Anselmo for her husband, that she gave thanks unceasingly to heaven and to Lothario, by whose means such good fortune had fallen to her.
Flashing the signals which proclaimed it a dispatch bearer for the jeddak, it circled impatiently awaiting the tardy patrol boat which must convoy it to the palace docks.
This morning I started out to hunt and saw the smoke from your chimney, so I sent my gun bearer back to camp with the good news and rode straight over here myself.