What does bearer mean?

Definitions for bearer
ˈbɛər ərbear·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carrier, bearer, toternoun

    someone whose employment involves carrying something

    "the bonds were transmitted by carrier"

  2. bearernoun

    a messenger who bears or presents

    "a bearer of good tidings"

  3. pallbearer, bearernoun

    one of the mourners carrying the coffin at a funeral

  4. holder, bearernoun

    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. bearernoun

    One who bears.

  2. bearernoun

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

  3. bearernoun

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

  4. bearernoun

    A domestic servant in India.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bearernoun

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

  2. Bearernoun

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

  3. Bearernoun

    a palanquin carrier; also, a house servant

  4. Bearernoun

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

  5. Bearernoun

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

  6. Bearernoun

    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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bearer in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bearer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of bearer in a Sentence

  1. Andy McKean:

    With the 2020 president election looming on the horizon, I feel as a Republican that I need to be able to support the standard bearer of our party. Unfortunately, that is not something I am able to do, he sets, in my opinion, a poor example for the nation and particularly for our children by personally insulting -- often in a crude and juvenile fashion -- those who disagree with him, being a bully at a time when we we are attempting to discourage bullying, his frequent disregard for the truth and his willingness to ridicule or marginalize people for their appearance, ethnicity or disability.

  2. Jeffrey Rathke:

    Mattis is the standard bearer for America's international commitments in this administration and there is no better figure than him to be talking to our European allies right now.

  3. Jessica Vaughn:

    And if the government agency issuing them does not know or will not disclose how the bearer arrived in the country how can others rely on the authenticity of an individual's identity? It is equally disconcerting if the government does know and chooses not to disclose it.

  4. Robert Lang:

    He’s been the party’s standard bearer in previous instances, he just hasn’t won the general. He’s more dangerous in a primary to the opponent than he is in a general so far, if you said, could Tarkanian beat Heller? Yes. Would Heller be a stronger candidate in the general? Yes.

  5. 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.

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