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Noun: holder  hówl-du(r)
  1. A holding device
    "a towel holder"; "a cigarette holder"; "an umbrella holder"
  2. A person who holds something
    "Permit holders are also required to have a valid business licence"
  3. 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 holder'";
    - bearer
  4. A person who occupies a place or a position
    - occupant

Derived forms: holders

Type of: capitalist, holding device, owner, possessor

Encyclopedia: Holder, Peter