Holder vs Occupant - What's the difference?

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Holder is a related term of occupant.

As a proper noun holder

is .

As a noun occupant is

a person who occupies a place or a position.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en noun)
  • A thing that holds.
  • Put your umbrella in the umbrella holder .
  • A person who temporarily or permanently possesses something.
  • He's been an account holder with us since 2004.
    In 2012, there were 28 living holders of the Victoria Cross or the George Cross.
  • (nautical) One who is employed in the hold of a vessel.
  • (sports) The defending champion.
  • occupant



    (en noun)
  • A person who occupies a place or a position.
  • An owner or tenant of a property.
  • A person sitting in a car or other vehicle.