a holding device
"a towel holder"; "a cigarette holder"; "an umbrella holder"
a person who holds something
"they held two hostages"; "he holds the trophy"; "she holds a United States passport"
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'"
A thing that holds.
Put your umbrella in the umbrella holder.
A person who temporarily or permanently possesses something.
He's been an account holder with us since 2004.
one who is employed in the hold of a vessel
one who, or that which, holds
one who holds land, etc., under another; a tenant
the payee of a bill of exchange or a promissory note, or the one who owns or holds it
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.
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Rank popularity for the word 'holder' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3343
Rank popularity for the word 'holder' in Nouns Frequency: #1095
The numerical value of holder in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of holder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of holder in a Sentence
Mannon is the largest slave-holder in the world.
I will say this: Holder protected President Obama. Totally protected him.
It has been my dream for 15 years to be the record holder for the fastest side wheelie in a car.
The first ladyship is the only federal office in which the holder can neither be fired nor impeached.
We detected nothing extraordinary about the license holder. He was a brand new purchaser, with a brand new license.
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