n.1.One who is employed in the hold of a vessel.
1.One who, or that which, holds.
2.One who holds land, etc., under another; a tenant.
3.(Com.) The payee of a bill of exchange or a promissory note, or the one who owns or holds it.
Noun1.holder - a holding device; "a towel holder"
2.holder - 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; "the bond was marked `payable to bearer'"
Synonyms: bearer

HOLDER. The holder of a bill of exchange is the person who is legally in the possession of it, either by endorsement or delivery, or both, and entitled to receive payment either from the drawee or acceptor, and is considered as an assignee. 4 Dall. 53. And one who endorses a promissory note for collection, as an agent, will be considered the holder for the purpose of transmitting notices. 2 Hall, R. 112; 6 How. U. S. 248; 20 John. 372. Vide Bill of Exchange.

accepter, acquirer, addressee, audience, auditor, beholder, bracket, candelabrum, candlestand, candlestick, chandelier, consignee, container, enjoyer, gas fixture, getter, girandole, have, haver, hearer, keeper, lamp holder, lampstand, light fixture, light socket, listener, looker, obtainer, payee, possessor, procurer, receiver, receptacle, recipient, sconce, spectator, taker, torch holder, torch staff, trustee, utensil, vessel, viewer, wall bracket
Translate Holder to Spanish, Translate Holder to German, Translate Holder to French
hold off
hold on
Hold on!
hold one's own
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hold still for
hold sway
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Hold up
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holding cell
holding company
holding device
Holding note
Holding over
holding pattern
holdup man
Hole and corner
Hole board
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