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Definition of "mover" []

  • One that moves: a fast mover in corporate circles. (noun)
  • One that transports household or office goods from one location to another as an occupation. Often used in the plural. (noun)
  • A person, business, idea, etc, that is advancing or progressing (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A person who moves a proposal, as in a debate (noun)
  • A removal firm or a person who works for one (noun)

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Use "mover" in a sentence
  • "As Draper Fisher Jurvetson partner Tim Draper told USA Today in October 1999, the first-mover is "usual the (company) that's going to win it.""
  • "So although the board has no claim on being the main mover on energy policy formation -- which remains the prime responsibility of the Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources -- the board has a certain degree of influence in the shaping of energy policy."
  • "I think our Institute can proudly claim that it has been the main mover and organizer of the creation of the knowledge and information about the British Empire that is now so general."