holder
hold·er n
1: a person that holds: as
the holder of a patent
— often used in combination
a stock holder
b: one that holds or occupies the property of another by agreement and esp. under a lease
2 a: a person who under the Uniform Commercial Code is in possession of a negotiable instrument that names and is made payable to the possessor or that is payable to bearer
b: a person under the U.C.C. in possession of goods named in a document of title if the goods are deliverable to bearer or to the order of the possessor
3 in the civil law of Louisiana: an individual (as a trustee or debtor) or legal or commercial entity that under the Civil Code's provisions for disposition of unclaimed property is in possession of property belonging to another

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

holder
I noun endorsee, individual in possession, keeper, owner, payee, person in possession, possessor, receiver, recipient associated concepts: bona fide holder, holder for value, holder in due course, holder in good faith, holder of a lien, joint holder, legal holder, license holder, negotiable instruments, original holder, policyholder, property holder, shareholder, stockholder II index bearer, catchall, coffer, depository, receiver, recipient, tenant

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


holder
n.
A person with legal possession of a document of title, promissory note, check, or other instrument, and who is entitled to receive payment on it.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


holder
a payee or indorsee in possession of a bill of exchange or promissory note.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


holder
Anyone in possession of property. Specifically, holder usually refers to someone possessing a promissory note, check, or bond, for which the holder is entitled to receive payment as stated in the document.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


holder
n. An individual or entity that has ownership or legal possession of a negotiable instrument, security, or other document of title.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


holder
An individual who has lawfully received possession of a commercial paper, such as a check, and who is entitled to payment on such instrument.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


holder
An individual who has lawfully received possession of a commercial paper, such as a check, and who is entitled to payment on such instrument.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

holder
n.
   a general term for anyone in possession of property, but usually referring to anyone holding a promissory note, check, bond or other paper, either handed to the holder (delivery) or signed over by endorsement, for which he/she/it is entitled to receive payment as stated in the document.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • Holder — puede referirse a distintas personas: William Holder (1616 1698), teórico musical del s. XVII. Christopher Holder (c. 1631 ?), ministro cuáquero angloestadounidense. Frederick Holder (1850 1909), ex Premier de Australia del Sur. Otto Ludwig… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Holder — may refer to:People with the surname Holder: * Holder (surname)In mathematics: * Hölder condition * Hölder s inequality * Hölder mean * Jordan Hölder theoremIn sports: * Holder (American football)In devices: * Cup holder * Flame holder, a jet… …   Wikipedia

  • Holder — bezeichnet Brechholz Holder ist eine andere Bezeichnung für Holunder Unter dem Namen Holder bekannt sind: Gebrüder Holder GmbH, Traktoren und Pflanzenschutzgerätehersteller Holder ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Alfred Holder (1840–1916) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hölder — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Alfred von Hölder (1835–1915), Kommerzialrat, Hof und Universitätsbuchhändler Eduard Hölder (1847–1911), deutscher Jurist Egon Hölder (1927–2007), Präsident des Statistischen Bundesamtes Ernst Hölder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Holder — Hold er, n. 1. One who, or that which, holds. [1913 Webster] 2. One who holds land, etc., under another; a tenant. [1913 Webster] 3. (Com.) The payee of a bill of exchange or a promissory note, or the one who owns or holds it. [1913 Webster] Note …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Holder — Hold er, n. One who is employed in the hold of a vessel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Holder — Holder, so v.w. Hollunder …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Hölder — Hölder, 1) Julius von, württemberg. Staatsmann, geb. 24. März 1819 in Stuttgart, gest. daselbst 30. Aug. 1887, studierte in Tübingen die Rechte, trat 1842 in den württembergischen Justizdienst, ward als Regierungsrat im Ministerium des Innern… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Holder [1] — Holder, soviel wie Holunder …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Holder [2] — Holder, Alfred, Philolog, geb. 4. April 1840 in Wien, studierte 1858–62 in Heidelberg und Bonn, war seit 1863 Lehrer in Baden und Holland, erhielt 1867 eine Stellung an der Hofbibliothek in Karlsruhe und wurde 1870 Hofbibliothekar, 1872… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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