What does holder mean?

Definitions for holder
ˈhoʊl dərhold·er

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word holder.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. holdernoun

    a holding device

    "a towel holder"; "a cigarette holder"; "an umbrella holder"

  2. holdernoun

    a person who holds something

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

  3. 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. holdernoun

    A thing that holds.

    Put your umbrella in the umbrella holder.

  2. holdernoun

    A person who temporarily or permanently possesses something.

    He's been an account holder with us since 2004.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Holdernoun

    Etymology: from hold.

    The makers and holders of plows are wedded to their own particular way. John Mortimer, Husbandry.

    In times past not holdings were so plentiful, and holders so scarce, as well was the landlord, who could not get one to be his tenant. Richard Carew, Survey of Cornwal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Holdernoun

    one who is employed in the hold of a vessel

  2. Holdernoun

    one who, or that which, holds

  3. Holdernoun

    one who holds land, etc., under another; a tenant

  4. Holdernoun

    the payee of a bill of exchange or a promissory note, or the one who owns or holds it

Freebase

  1. Holder

    In American football the holder is the player who receives the snap from the long snapper during field goal attempts made by the placekicker. The holder is set on one knee approximately 7 yards behind the line-of-scrimmage. While the holder is set, he places the hand which is closest to the place kicker on the ground, and holds the other hand out to receive the snap. After receiving the snap, the holder will place the football on the turf, or block, with the laces facing the uprights, and balance the ball with one or two finger. The holder, like the placekicker and the long snapper, is protected from intentional contact from the opposing team. The penalty for roughing the holder is 15 yards and an automatic first down.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'holder' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3343

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'holder' in Nouns Frequency: #1095

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of holder in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of holder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of holder in a Sentence

  1. Darlene Brooks:

    Even with Attorney General( Eric) Holder, I was excited for him, but it was like it stopped there, if Justice Department is riddled with career people who don't embrace diversity and only do a paper exercise, then Justice Department's futile and there's no change.

  2. Tim Heaphy:

    Loretta sent me a picture of her as a Harvard cheerleader in a pyramid, she was comfortable sharing this with Eric Holder and other department leaders. She laughed at herself.

  3. Domingo Cavallo:

    Each peso [or dollar] is a contract between the government and the peso holder. That contract guarantees that each peso -- as a unit of value that the holder has worked hard to get -- will be worth as much tomorrow as today. If the government breaks the contract, it's breaking the law. The only role of government in the economy should be to guarantee the integrity of market transactions.

  4. Bonham Carter:

    Then she said: 'But you're going to have to brush up and be more groomed and neater,' then she said: 'Get the smoking right. I smoked in a very particular way. Remember that -- this is a big note -- the cigarette holder was as much a weapon for expression as it was for smoking.'.

  5. Twitter Inc:

    We made an error in our enforcement action in this case. Based on additional context from the account holder in appeal, we have reinstated the account.

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Translations for holder

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  • HalterGerman
  • poseedorSpanish
  • haltija, pidike, telineFinnish
  • porteur, porteuse, détenteur, détentrice, titulaireFrench
  • coimeádánIrish
  • houderDutch
  • uchwytPolish
  • обладательница, владелец, держалка, патрон, обладатель, держательница, владелица, держательRussian
  • držaljka, držalica, držač, držaloSerbo-Croatian

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