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Mover definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

MOVER, n. The person or thing that gives motion or impels to action.
1. He or that which moves.
2. A proposer; one that offers a proposition, or recommends any thing for consideration or adoption; as the mover of a resolution in a legislative body.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: workman employed by a moving company; "the movers were very careful with the grand piano"
2: (parliamentary procedure) someone who makes a formal motion [syn: proposer, mover]
3: someone who moves
4: a company that moves the possessions of a family or business from one site to another [syn: mover, public mover, moving company, removal firm, removal company]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 14th century one that moves or sets something in motion; especially one whose business or occupation is the moving of household goods from one residence to another

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a person or thing that moves. 2 a person who moves a proposition. 3 US a remover of furniture. 4 the author of a fruitful idea.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Mover Mov"er, n. 1. A person or thing that moves, stirs, or changes place. 2. A person or thing that imparts motion, or causes change of place; a motor. 3. One who, or that which, excites, instigates, or causes movement, change, etc.; as, movers of sedition. These most poisonous compounds, Which are the movers of a languishing death. --Shak. 4. A proposer; one who offers a proposition, or recommends anything for consideration or adoption; as, the mover of a resolution in a legislative body.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(movers) 1. If you describe a person or animal as a particular kind of mover, you mean that they move at that speed or in that way. We found him a nice horseľa good mover who could gallop. N-COUNT: adj N see also prime mover 2. Movers are people whose job is to move furniture or equipment from one building to another. (mainly AM; in BRIT, usually use removal men) N-COUNT: usu pl 3. The movers and shakers in a place or area of activity are the people who have most power or influence. It is the movers and shakers of the record industry who will decide which bands make it. PHRASE: usu with supp

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