has characteristicGo to external page http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/RO_0000053
is bearer of
Inverse of characteristic_of
A bearer can have many dependents, and its dependents can exist for different periods of time, but none of its dependents can exist when the bearer does not exist.
editor preferred term
example of usage
this apple is bearer of this red color
this vase is bearer of this fragility