Meaning of BEARER in English



Pronunciation: ' ber- ə r

Function: noun

Date: 13th century

: one that bears: as a : PORTER 1 b : a plant yielding fruit c : PALLBEARER d : one holding a check, draft, bond, or other order for payment especially if marked payable to bearer ― often used attributively < bearer bonds>

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