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Webster 1913 Edition


Holder

Hold′er

,
Noun.
One who is employed in the hold of a vessel.

Hold′er

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

Webster 1828 Edition


Holder

HOLDER

,
Noun.
One who holds or grasps in his hand, or embraces with his arms.
1.
A tenant; one who holds land under another.
2.
Something by which a thing is held.
3.
One who owns or possesses; as a holder of stock, or shares in a joint concern.
4.
In ships, one who is employed in the hold.

Definition 2021


Holder

Holder

See also: holder and Hölder

English

Proper noun

Holder

  1. A surname.

holder

holder

See also: Holder and Hölder

English

Noun

holder (plural holders)

  1. A thing that holds.
    Put your umbrella in the umbrella holder.
  2. A person who temporarily or permanently possesses something.
    He's been an account holder with us since 2004.
    In 2012, there were 28 living holders of the Victoria Cross or the George Cross.
  3. (nautical) One who is employed in the hold of a vessel.
  4. (sports) The defending champion.

Derived terms

Translations


German

Pronunciation

Adjective

holder

  1. comparative degree of hold
  2. inflected form of hold

Norwegian Bokmål

Noun

holder m (definite singular holderen, indefinite plural holdere, definite plural holderne)

  1. holder

Derived terms

Verb

holder

  1. present tense of holde

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