mov·er | \ˈmü-vər \

Definition of mover 

: 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

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As of today, the movers are still waiting for their dough. Jose Lambiet, miamiherald, "Nearly a year later, Lil Wayne still hasn't paid moving company, records show | Miami Herald," 8 May 2018 Earth movers now tear at the pale soil alongside the Black Sea, constructing the bigger airport. New York Times, "Turkey’s Economy Is So Hot That It May Face a Meltdown," 10 July 2018 Beyond Monmouth Park, other first-day movers would likely include Atlantic City's Borgata casino. CBS News, "New Jersey governor signs bill allowing sports gambling after Supreme Court ruling," 11 June 2018 Other first-day movers would likely include Atlantic City’s Borgata casino. Washington Post, "New Jersey governor: No timetable to act on sports bets," 9 June 2018 Prior to the incident, McCoy had attempted to evict Cordon from his home and had asked family, friends and movers to help remove her possessions from his home. NBC News, "NFL player LeSean McCoy's estranged ex-girlfriend attacked during home invasion," 11 July 2018 For similar reasons, two other emerging-market currencies, the Turkish lira and Brazilian real, are also big movers. The Economist, "Investors are gorging on American assets," 12 July 2018 So the urgency for me is having the people and the capability to be a first mover in that new jurisdiction. Ian Austen, New York Times, "Legal Marijuana Is Coming to Canada. Investors Catch the Buzz.," 8 July 2018 Willing passer who can step out and be a ball-mover on the perimeter. Jeremy Woo,, "2018 NBA Draft: Gary Clark Scouting Report and Highlights," 17 June 2018

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First Known Use of mover

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of mover

: someone or something that moves in a certain way

: a machine that moves people or things from one place to another

: a person or company that moves furniture and other possessions from one home or place of business to another


mov·er | \ˈmü-vər \

Kids Definition of mover

: a person or company that moves the belongings of others (as from one home to another)

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