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Definition of Bearer


  1. One who, or that which, bears, sustains, or carries.
  2. Specifically: One who assists in carrying a body to the grave; a pallbearer.
  3. A palanquin carrier; also, a house servant.
  4. A tree or plant yielding fruit; as, a good bearer.
  5. One who holds a check, note, draft, or other order for the payment of money; as, pay to bearer.
  6. A strip of reglet or other furniture to bear off the impression from a blank page; also, a type or type-high piece of metal interspersed in blank parts to support the plate when it is shaved.

Bearer Translations

bearer in Spanish is portador
bearer in Swedish is innehavare