Definitions for bearerˈbɛər ər

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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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cassidy Williams:

    He did a fantastic job as the ring bearer.

  2. Nessa Moran:

    It changes us from being the bad guy accusing a client of something to being the bearer of bad news, the app is like an insurance policy for our relationships.

  3. Mines Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi:

    I had hoped we can reach a point where it says 'I promise to pay the bearer in platinum equivalent' to add to the basket, so we are looking at internal promotion.

  4. Harry Reid:

    If Republicans are afraid to bring their standard-bearer's policies up for votes, Democrats will hold Republicans accountable by seeking floor votes on Trump's policies ourselves.

  5. Mike McKenna:

    When Lindsey Graham said ... that climate change is real and when I'm president we're going to do something about it, that goes after the moderate votes in the Republican primary, he wants to be the moderate standard bearer.

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