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– U.S. attorney general (2009–15)
HOLDER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of holder for English Language Learners
: a person who holds or owns something
: a device that holds something
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 especially 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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