Simple Definition of holder
: a person who holds or owns something
: a device that holds something
Examples of holder in a sentence
She is the holder of an honorary degree.
the holder of a world record
First Known Use of holder
Definition of Holder
Eric (Himpton, Jr.) 1951– United States atty. gen. (2009– )
Legal Definition of holder
1 : a person that holds: as a : owner <the holder of a patent> —often used in combination <a stockholder> b : one that holds or occupies the property of another by agreement and esp. under a lease
2a : a person who under the Uniform Commercial Code is in possession of a negotiable instrument that names and is made payable to the possessor or that is payable to bearer b : a person under the Uniform Commercial Code in possession of goods named in a document of title if the goods are deliverable to bearer or to the order of the possessor
3 in the civil law of Louisiana : an individual (as a trustee or debtor) or legal or commercial entity that under the Civil Code's provisions for disposition of unclaimed property is in possession of property belonging to another
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