A person who takes a specified thing
A purveyor of ale.
A person appointed to receive payments of money, especially the money for admission to a place of entertainment.
An individual who or organization which conducts an opinion poll, a pollster; (also, in early use) a poll-watcher.
A person who monitors trends or public opinion with respect to a particular field or issue.
A thief who deprives people of their purses.
A member of a military unit responsible for determining the distance to a target using a rangefinder.
A person who measures or records the time taken by something. Now rare.
A person who captures towns; a besieger of towns. Chiefly as a personal epithet, especially of Demetrius I (336–283_b.c.), king of Macedon.
A company that must accept the prevailing prices in the market of its products, its own transactions being unable to affect the market price
A person who takes risks
(Originally) a person who takes a profit; (now Stock Market) a person who engages in profit taking.
A person who seizes or holds someone as security for the fulfilment of a condition
A person who takes pains; a painstaking person.