[ UK /bˈe‍əɹɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈbɛɹɝ/ ]
  1. the person who is in possession of a check or note or bond or document of title that is endorsed to him or to whoever holds it
    the bond was marked `payable to bearer'
  2. someone whose employment involves carrying something
    the bonds were transmitted by carrier
  3. one of the mourners carrying the coffin at a funeral
  4. a messenger who bears or presents
    a bearer of good tidings
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How To Use bearer In A Sentence

  • Our staff were asked to be bearers at his funeral service held at St Andrew's Church.
  • A famous bearer of the name was Publius Aelius Hadrianus, better known as Hadrian, a 2nd-century Roman emperor who built a wall across northern Britain. Neth Space
  • This certifies that the bearer is a Volunteer Junior Assistant Deputy co-operating with the police force of Rocky Beach. THE MYSTERY OF THE PURPLE PIRATE
  • They are convicted and must, if the US people are to reclaim their until now unchallenged position as torch-bearers for a better world, be booted out of office at the earliest opportunity.
  • In a sport beset by serious doping problems, he was always regarded as a torch-bearer.
  • No longer the torch-bearer of iconoclasm, the scourge of intellectual hypocrisy, I had become instead mere target practice for Banner Wavers Anonymous.
  • The straining bearers like a string quartet, taking the burden up in unison, at a nod from their leader?
  • The office-bearers have also promised to sustain the movement till the country is freed from the clutches of corruption.
  • A type of Him who was the great sin-bearer, not in mimic show as Ezekiel, but in reality Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible
  • The Standard-BearersHere are some of the prophets and pathfinders who helped clear away the last of the old formality, fustiness and frou-frou. Design Literacy: A Primer
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