What does mover mean?

Definitions for mover
ˈmu vərmover

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. movernoun

    workman employed by a moving company

    "the movers were very careful with the grand piano"

  2. proposer, movernoun

    (parliamentary procedure) someone who makes a formal motion

  3. movernoun

    someone who moves

  4. mover, public mover, moving company, removal firm, removal companynoun

    a company that moves the possessions of a family or business from one site to another


  1. movernoun

    Someone who or something which moves.

  2. movernoun

    A dancer.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Movernoun

    Etymology: from move.

    O thou eternal mover of the heav’ns,
    Look with a gentle eye upon this wretch. William Shakespeare.

    The strength of a spring were better assisted by the labour of some intelligent mover, as the heavenly orbs are supposed to be turned. John Wilkins, Math. Magick.

    You as the soul, as the first mover, you
    Vigour and life on ev’ry part bestow. Edmund Waller.

    So orbs from the first mover motion take,
    Yet each their proper revolutions make. Dryden.

    See here these movers, that do prize their honours
    At a crack’d drachm; cushions, leaden spoons,
    Ere yet the fight be done, pack up. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus.

    If any question be moved concerning the doctrine of the church of England expressed in the thirty-nine articles, give not the least ear to the movers thereof. Francis Bacon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Movernoun

    a person or thing that moves, stirs, or changes place

  2. Movernoun

    a person or thing that imparts motion, or causes change of place; a motor

  3. Movernoun

    one who, or that which, excites, instigates, or causes movement, change, etc.; as, movers of sedition

  4. Movernoun

    a proposer; one who offers a proposition, or recommends anything for consideration or adoption; as, the mover of a resolution in a legislative body

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. mover

    Synonymous with motor.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mover in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mover in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of mover in a Sentence

  1. Marc Amons:

    Valero has been a relatively early mover on renewable diesel in the U.S., once this is completed, assuming no other large unknown projects come online, it would place them as the largest renewable diesel producer in the U.S.

  2. Cory Booker:

    I think one of the reasons why we're only one of six United States senators to not say we're not taking corporate contributions is to try to divorce ourselves from anybody's skepticism, as well as, being the change you want to see in the world, i want to be able to make a difference on these issues without people being skeptical, because they're tying contributions -- which have never, never affected the way I decide on issues. ... I think that we were moving in that direction before this whole thing to say' no corporate contributions whatsoever,' which we've done. Again, we are an early mover, and I bet you that we'll see more people follow over time.

  3. Grzegorz Zawada:

    Once we reach a critical mass, somebody will be the first mover and I think it will change the whole co-location thing.

  4. Martin Blackman:

    Clay is a great surface for Sloane, she's such a good mover, she's so good at opening the court, and she has so many different ways to hurt you. And she is getting more and more comfortable at the net.

  5. John Shrewsberry:

    It has not been a big mover of our business or what you can see in the real economy.

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    the verbal act of urging on
    • A. instigation
    • B. exponent
    • C. mumblety-peg
    • D. slur

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