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Meaning of UPHOLDER

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone who upholds or maintains; "firm upholders of tradition"; "they are sustainers of the idea of democracy"
 

UPHOLDER is a 8 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: maintainer, sustainer
 
 See Also: admirer, booster, champion, friend, protagonist, supporter

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Up*hold"er\, n. [Up + holder. Cf. {Upholsterer}.]
1. A broker or auctioneer; a tradesman. [Obs.]

2. An undertaker, or provider for funerals. [Obs.]

         The upholder, rueful harbinger of death. --Gay.

3. An upholsterer. [Obs.]

4. One who, or that which, upholds; a supporter; a defender;
   a sustainer.

 

 

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