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Definition 1: a holding device - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where holder or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a towel holder
  • a cigarette holder
  • an umbrella holder

(holder is a kind of ...) a device for holding something

(... is a kind of holder ) a holder with sockets for candles

(... is a kind of holder ) a tube that holds a cigarette while it is being smoked

(... is a kind of holder ) holder consisting of an arrangement of hooks on which keys or locks can be hung

(... is a kind of holder ) a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing

(... is a kind of holder ) an ornamental metal cup-shaped holder for a hot coffee cup

Definition 2: the person who is in possession of a check or note or bond or document of title that is endorsed to him or to whoever holds it - [noun denoting person]

Samples where holder or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the bond was marked `payable to bearer'

Synonyms for holder in the sense of this definition

(holder is a kind of ...) a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)

Definition 3: a person who holds something - [noun denoting person]

Samples where holder or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they held two hostages
  • he holds the trophy
  • she holds a United States passport

(holder is a kind of ...) a person who owns something

"they are searching for the owner of the car" "who is the owner of that friendly smile?"

(... is a kind of holder ) holder of a ticket (for admission or for passage)

(... is a kind of holder ) someone who holds slaves

(... is a kind of holder ) a person who holds an insurance policy; usually, the client in whose name an insurance policy is written

(... is a kind of holder ) someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust

"he is an officer of the court" "the club elected its officers for the coming year"

(... is a kind of holder ) the person who accepts a mortgage

"the bank became our mortgagee when it accepted our mortgage on our new home"

(... is a kind of holder ) a tenant who holds a lease

(... is a kind of holder ) a holder or proprietor of land

(... is a kind of holder ) an employee who holds a regular job

(... is a kind of holder ) the official who holds an office

(... is a kind of holder ) a person who holds a credit card or debit card

(... is a kind of holder ) a player who holds a card or cards in a card game

(... is a kind of holder ) a holder of bonds issued by a government or corporation

(... is a kind of holder ) a holder of buildings or lands by any kind of title (as ownership or lease)

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