Bearer meaning

bârər
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The definition of bearer is a person who carries things, or is a fruit producing plant.

An example of a bearer is a doorman at an upscale hotel.

An example of a bearer is an apple tree.

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One that carries or supports, as:
  • A porter.
  • A pallbearer.
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One that holds a check or other redeemable note for payment.
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A fruit- or flower-bearing plant.
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A person or thing that bears, carries, or supports.
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A plant or tree that produces fruit or blooms.
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A pallbearer.
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A person presenting for payment a check, note, money order, etc.
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Payable to the bearer.

Bearer bonds.

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A person in possession of a negotiable instrument, document of title, security, or other similar document that is marked “payable to bearer” or is indorsed in blank. Depending upon its nature, the document is called a bearer bond, bearer instrument, bearer paper, or the like and, if it is for the payment of money, it is said to be payable to bearer.
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One who, or that which, bears, sustains, or carries.
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Someone who helps carry the coffin or a dead body during a funeral procession; pallbearer.

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One who possesses a cheque, bond, or other notes promising payment.

I promise to pay the bearer on demand.

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(India, dated) A domestic servant or palanquin carrier.
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A tree or plant yielding fruit.

A good bearer.

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(printing) A strip of reglet or other furniture to bear off the impression from a blank page.
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(printing) A type or type-high piece of metal interspersed in blank parts to support the plate when it is shaved.
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Origin of bearer

  • bear +‎ -er

    From Wiktionary