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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 ?
The bearers went on for twenty paces, then stopped, putting the bier down on the ground.
exclaimed different voices; and the heavy breathing of the bearers and the shuffling of their feet grew more hurried, as if the weight they were carrying were too much for them.
One of the bearers was bitten by a poisonous snake, and though prompt measures were taken, the poison spread so rapidly that the man died.
To live respected, and have the proper bearers at your funeral, was an achievement of the ends of existence that would be entirely nullified if, on the reading of your will, you sank in the opinion of your fellow-men, either by turning out to be poorer than they expected, or by leaving your money in a capricious manner, without strict regard to degrees of kin.
This singular request produced an old man in a black skull-cap, unable to walk, who was carried up by a couple of bearers and deposited in the room near the door.
Forty bearers carried our presents to Bekwando and it took us three months to get through.
He bellowed at the tottering crowd who blocked the quick march of his bearers.
They played the National air called "The Oz Spangled Banner," and behind them were the standard bearers with the Royal flag.
His eminence cannot see the letter without the bearer of it," replied the young man; "but to convince you that I am really the bearer of a letter, see, here it is; and kindly add," continued he, "that I am not a simple messenger, but an envoy extraordinary.
This man has just arrived from Paris, sir," he continued, "and is the bearer of a letter which he is instructed to deliver into your hands only.
I asked the bearer if His Majesty had afforded a sum in aid of my travel expenses.
I have obtained the favour that the bearer has a short note from Charles to his wife.