holder

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noun hold·er \ˈhōl-dər\

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 in a sentence

  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


Holder

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biographical name Hol·der \ˈhōl-dər\

Definition of Holder

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


HOLDER Defined for English Language Learners

holder

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noun hold·er \ˈhōl-dər\

Definition of holder for English Language Learners

  • : a person who holds or owns something

  • : a device that holds something


Law Dictionary

holder

noun hold·er

Legal Definition of holder

  1. 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

  2. 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. 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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