noun Date: 14th century a person who occupies a house or tenement alone or as the head of a household

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  • householder — house·hold·er / hau̇s ˌhōl dər/ n: a person who occupies a house alone or as head of a household; specif: one who makes a declaration of homestead Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. householder …   Law dictionary

  • Householder — House hold er, n. The master or head of a family; one who occupies a house with his family. [1913 Webster] Towns in which almost every householder was an English Protestant. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] {Compound householder}. See {Compound}, a.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • householder — house‧hold‧er [ˈhaʊsˌhəʊldə ǁ ˌhoʊldər] noun [countable] someone who owns or is in charge of a house: • More and more householders are living on reduced income. * * * householder UK US /ˈhaʊshəʊldər/ noun [C] ► PROPERTY the person who owns or is… …   Financial and business terms

  • householder — [hous′hōl΄dər] n. [ME housholdere] a person who owns or maintains a house, apartment, etc. alone or as head of the household or family …   English World dictionary

  • Householder — Alston Scott Householder (* 5. Mai 1904 in Rockford (Illinois), † 4. Juli 1993, Malibu (Kalifornien)) war ein US amerikanischer Mathematiker, der Pionierarbeit in der numerischen linearen Algebra geleistet hat. Er führte 1958 die nach ihm… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Householder — A householder is a person who is the head of a household ; see House.Householder is also a family name: *Alston Scott Householder, American mathematician Mathematical topics named after A.S. Householder: ** Householder transformation in geometry… …   Wikipedia

  • householder — UK [ˈhaʊsˌhəʊldə(r)] / US [ˈhaʊsˌhoʊldər] noun [countable] Word forms householder : singular householder plural householders a person who lives in a house or flat, especially the person who owns the house or pays the rent …   English dictionary

  • householder — [[t]ha͟ʊshoʊldə(r)[/t]] householders N COUNT The householder is the person who owns or rents a particular house. Millions of householders are eligible to claim the new council tax benefit …   English dictionary

  • householder — For some purposes, the head of a family, not necessarily an owner of property. The head, master, or person who has charge of and provides for a family. Nelson v State, 57 Miss 286. (Qualification as a juror). For the purpose of a homestead… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • householder — household ► NOUN ▪ a house and its occupants regarded as a unit. DERIVATIVES householder noun …   English terms dictionary

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