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Noun: bearer  beh-ru(r)
  1. Someone whose employment involves carrying something
    "the bonds were transmitted by bearer";
    - carrier, toter
     
  2. A messenger who bears or presents
    "a bearer of good tidings"
     
  3. One of the mourners carrying the coffin at a funeral
    - pallbearer
     
  4. 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'";
    - holder

Derived forms: bearers

Type of: capitalist, courier, griever, lamenter, messenger, mourner, sorrower, traveler [US], traveller [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Bearer