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hold·er

 (hōl′dər)
n.
1. One that holds, as:
a. An owner: the holder of the copyright.
b. A possessor or occupier: the holder of an Olympic record; the holder of a cabinet post.
c. A party entitled to payment on a note or instrument: the mortgage holder; the holder of the bond.
2. A device for holding something: a towel holder.

holder

(ˈhəʊldə)
n
1. a person or thing that holds
2.
a. a person, such as an owner, who has possession or control of something
b. (in combination): householder.
3. (Law) law a person who has possession of a bill of exchange, cheque, or promissory note that he is legally entitled to enforce
ˈholderˌship n

hold•er

(ˈhoʊl dər)

n.
1. something that holds: a pencil holder.
2. a person who has the ownership, possession, or use of something; owner; tenant.
3. a person who has the legal right to enforce a negotiable instrument.
[1300–50]
hold′er•ship`, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.holder - a holding deviceholder - a holding device; "a towel holder"; "a cigarette holder"; "an umbrella holder"
candle holder, candlestick - a holder with sockets for candles
cigarette holder - a tube that holds a cigarette while it is being smoked
holding device - a device for holding something
keyboard - holder consisting of an arrangement of hooks on which keys or locks can be hung
oarlock, rowlock, thole, tholepin, peg, pin - a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
zarf - an ornamental metal cup-shaped holder for a hot coffee cup
2.holder - a person who holds something; "they held two hostages"; "he holds the trophy"; "she holds a United States passport"
ticket holder - holder of a ticket (for admission or for passage)
bondholder - a holder of bonds issued by a government or corporation
cardholder - a player who holds a card or cards in a card game
cardholder - a person who holds a credit card or debit card
incumbent, officeholder - the official who holds an office
jobholder - an employee who holds a regular job
landholder, landowner, property owner - a holder or proprietor of land
leaseholder, lessee - a tenant who holds a lease
mortgage holder, mortgagee - the person who accepts a mortgage; "the bank became our mortgagee when it accepted our mortgage on our new home"
officeholder, officer - someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust; "he is an officer of the court"; "the club elected its officers for the coming year"
possessor, owner - a person who owns something; "they are searching for the owner of the car"; "who is the owner of that friendly smile?"
policyholder - a person who holds an insurance policy; usually, the client in whose name an insurance policy is written
slave owner, slaveholder, slaver - someone who holds slaves
tenant - a holder of buildings or lands by any kind of title (as ownership or lease)
3.holder - 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 itholder - 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)

holder

noun
1. owner, bearer, possessor, keeper, purchaser, occupant, proprietor, custodian, incumbent the holders of the Championship the club has 73,500 season-ticket holders
2. case, cover, container, sheath, receptacle, housing a toothbrush holder

holder

noun
A person who has legal title to property:
Translations

holder

[ˈhəʊldəʳ] N
1. (= tenant) → inquilino/a m/f
2. (= bearer) [of letter] → portador(a) m/f; [of bonds] → tenedor(a) m/f; [of title, office] → titular mf; [of record] → poseedor(a) m/f
3. (= object) pen holderportaplumas m inv
cigarette holderboquilla f
lamp holderportalámparas m inv

holder

[ˈhəʊldər] n
(= person) [passport] → titulaire mf; [licence] → titulaire mf; [ticket] → détenteur/trice m/f; [office, title] → titulaire mf; [record] → détenteur/trice m/f
He is a British passport holder → Il est titulaire d'un passeport britannique.
credit card holder (= person who owns a credit card) → détenteur/trice d'une carte de crédit
copyright holder → propriétaire des droits title-holder, record holder
(= object) → support toothbrush holder, candle holder, cigarette holder

holder

n
(= person)Besitzer(in) m(f), → Inhaber(in) m(f); (of title, office, record, passport)Inhaber(in) m(f); (of farm)Pächter(in) m(f)
(= object)Halter m; (= cigarette-holder)Spitze f; (= flowerpot-holder)Übertopf m

holder

[ˈhəʊldəʳ] n
a. (of ticket) → possessore m; (owner, of property) → proprietario/a; (tenant) → affittuario/a; (of bonds, shares) → titolare m/f, intestatario/a; (of title) → chi ha or possiede; (of passport, office, post) → titolare; (of record) → detentore/trice
b. (container) → contenitore m
pencil holder → portamatite m inv
References in classic literature ?
I planned to spend mine in new music," said Beth, with a little sigh, which no one heard but the hearth brush and kettle holder.
Holder and seventeen men, who were also defeated, with the loss of four men killed, and one wounded.
Accordingly, the forger was put to Death; the utterer of a bad note was put to Death; the unlawful opener of a letter was put to Death; the purloiner of forty shillings and sixpence was put to Death; the holder of a horse at Tellson's door, who made off with it, was put to Death; the coiner of a bad shilling was put to Death; the sounders of three-fourths of the notes in the whole gamut of Crime, were put to Death.
You ask me, my father, to tell you the tale of the youth of Umslopogaas, holder of the iron Chieftainess, the axe Groan-maker, who was named Bulalio the Slaughterer, and of his love for Nada, the most beautiful of Zulu women.
While Don Quixote was talking in this strain, the curate was endeavouring to persuade the officers that he was out of his senses, as they might perceive by his deeds and his words, and that they need not press the matter any further, for even if they arrested him and carried him off, they would have to release him by-and-by as a madman; to which the holder of the warrant replied that he had nothing to do with inquiring into Don Quixote's madness, but only to execute his superior's orders, and that once taken they might let him go three hundred times if they liked.
And they do say," the Chancellor went on sheepishly--looking much more like a convicted thief than an Officer of State, "that a change of Government, by the abolition of the Sub-Warden I mean," he hastily added, on seeing the Warden's look of astonishment, "the abolition of the office of Sub-Warden, and giving the present holder the right to act as Vice-Warden whenever the Warden is absent --would appease all this seedling discontent I mean," he added, glancing at a paper he held in his hand, "all this seething discontent
Many a holder of a second mortgage has been left to hold the sack.
My old friend, Sir Nathaniel de Salis, who, like myself, is a free- holder near Castra Regis--his estate, Doom Tower, is over the border of Derbyshire, on the Peak--is coming to stay with me for the festivities to welcome Edgar Caswall.
Two of these have been smoked from a holder and two without," said he.
More tolerant than his father of a contradictory opinion, in its aspect as a danger to its holder, he was less ready than his father to pardon it as a slight to his own teaching.
Everyone must have seen at one time or another a happy, bright-faced season-ticket holder strolling placidly towards the station, humming, perhaps, in his light-heartedness, some gay air.
The scraping of the scabbard against its holder as I withdrew it sounded like the filing of cast iron with a great rasp, and I looked to see the room immediately filled with alarmed and attacking guardsmen.