Meaning of BEARER in English

BEARER

bear ‧ er /ˈbeərə $ ˈberər/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

[ Word Family: verb : ↑ bear ; noun : ↑ bearer ; adverb : ↑ bearably ≠ ↑ unbearably ; adjective : ↑ bearable ≠ ↑ unbearable ]

1 . formal someone who carries something such as a flag or a ↑ stretcher (=light bed for a sick person)

2 . someone who brings you information, a letter etc:

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but ...

3 . formal the bearer of a legal document, for example a ↑ passport , is the person that it officially belongs to

4 . someone who knows about traditions and customs, and makes sure that younger people learn about them:

They see themselves as the bearers of Jewish tradition.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.