- Adjective. imposed on someone as an obligation, especially due to one's office.
- Adjective. (geology) resting on something else.
- Adjective. being the current holder of an office.
- Noun. The current holder of an office, such as ecclesiastical benefice or a an elected office.
- Noun. (business) A holder of a position as supplier to a market or market segment that allows the holder to earn above-normal profits.