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holder

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noun hold·er \ˈhōl-dər\

Simple Definition of holder

  • : a person who holds or owns something

  • : a device that holds something

Full Definition of holder

  1. 1 :  a person that holds: as a (1) :  owner (2) :  tenant b :  a person in possession of and legally entitled to receive payment of a bill, note, or check

  2. 2 :  a device that holds <a cigarette holder>

Examples of holder

  1. She is the holder of an honorary degree.

  2. the holder of a world record



14th Century

First Known Use of holder

14th century

Rhymes with holder


Holder

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biographical name Hol·der \ˈhōl-dər\

Definition of Holder

  1. Eric (Himpton, Jr.) 1951–     United States atty. gen. (2009–  )






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