Definitions for bearerˈbɛər ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bear•erˈbɛər ər(n.)

  1. a person or thing that carries, upholds, or brings.

  2. the person who presents an order for money or goods.

  3. a tree or plant that yields fruit or flowers.

    Category: Botany

Origin of bearer:

1250–1300

Princeton's WordNet

  1. carrier, bearer, toter(noun)

    someone whose employment involves carrying something

    "the bonds were transmitted by carrier"

  2. bearer(noun)

    a messenger who bears or presents

    "a bearer of good tidings"

  3. pallbearer, bearer(noun)

    one of the mourners carrying the coffin at a funeral

  4. holder, bearer(noun)

    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'"

Wiktionary

  1. bearer(Noun)

    One who bears.

  2. bearer(Noun)

    Someone who helps carry the coffin or a dead body during a funeral procession.

  3. bearer(Noun)

    One who possesses a cheque, bond, or other notes promising payment.

  4. bearer(Noun)

    A domestic servant in India.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bearer(noun)

    one who, or that which, bears, sustains, or carries

  2. Bearer(noun)

    specifically: One who assists in carrying a body to the grave; a pallbearer

  3. Bearer(noun)

    a palanquin carrier; also, a house servant

  4. Bearer(noun)

    a tree or plant yielding fruit; as, a good bearer

  5. Bearer(noun)

    one who holds a check, note, draft, or other order for the payment of money; as, pay to bearer

  6. Bearer(noun)

    a strip of reglet or other furniture to bear off the impression from a blank page; also, a type or type-high piece of metal interspersed in blank parts to support the plate when it is shaved


Translations for bearer

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

bearer(noun)

a person or thing that bears

the bearer of bad news.

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