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.

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

How to pronounce holder?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Har Parkash Rishi:

    I am the world record holder of 496 straws in my mouth ... For that record, I needed space, I had to remove every tooth so that I could put maximum straws in my mouth.

  2. Andy Taggart:

    In 1991, the entire GOP Establishment supported a recent party switcher and statewide office holder in the race for Governor. Instead, Kirk Fordice came roaring out of nowhere and won a three-way primary.

  3. Travis Tygart:

    I think at the end of the day America knows the truth and who the real home run record holder is, who did it the right way, and it's obviously not Barry Bonds.

  4. Sam Brower:

    The son, who's about 17, is begging his dad, 'Don't take me. Don't take me back. I have to stay in because they're going to make me a priesthood holder,' 'And if I'm a priesthood holder, I'll be lifted up.'.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I will say this: Holder protected President Obama. Totally protected him.

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Translations for holder

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  • HalterGerman
  • poseedorSpanish
  • pidike, teline, haltijaFinnish
  • porteur, porteuse, détentrice, titulaire, détenteurFrench
  • coimeádánIrish
  • houderDutch
  • uchwytPolish
  • держатель, владелица, держательница, обладатель, патрон, обладательница, держалка, владелецRussian
  • držalo, držaljka, držalica, držačSerbo-Croatian

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