Definitions of holder

n a holding device

“a towel holder
“a cigarette holder
“an umbrella holder
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candle holder, candlestick
a holder with sockets for candles
cigarette holder
a tube that holds a cigarette while it is being smoked
holder consisting of an arrangement of hooks on which keys or locks can be hung
oarlock, peg, pin, rowlock, thole, tholepin
a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
an ornamental metal cup-shaped holder for a hot coffee cup
candelabra, candelabrum
branched candlestick; ornamental; has several lights
girandola, girandole
an ornate candle holder; often with a mirror
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holding device
a device for holding something

n a person who holds something

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ticket holder
holder of a ticket (for admission or for passage)
a holder of bonds issued by a government or corporation
a player who holds a card or cards in a card game
a person who holds a credit card or debit card
incumbent, officeholder
the official who holds an office
an employee who holds a regular job
landholder, landowner, property owner
a holder or proprietor of land
leaseholder, lessee
a tenant who holds a lease
mortgage holder, mortgagee
the person who accepts a mortgage
officeholder, officer
someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
a person who holds an insurance policy; usually, the client in whose name an insurance policy is written
slave owner, slaveholder, slaver
someone who holds slaves
a holder of buildings or lands by any kind of title (as ownership or lease)
the owner of contiguous property
one of two or more tenants holding title to the same property
earner, wage earner
someone who earn wages in return for their labor
a landowner (14th and 15th centuries) who was free but not of noble birth
the owner of a freehold
a landowner
a landowner who leases to others
life tenant
a tenant whose legal right to retain possession of buildings or lands lasts as long as they (or some other person) live
the person who holds an office
probation officer
the officer of the court who supervises probationers
sergeant at arms, serjeant-at-arms
an officer (as of a legislature or court) who maintains order and executes commands
an English country landowner
tenant farmer
a farmer who works land owned by someone else
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owner, possessor
a person who owns something

n 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

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a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)

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