mover

noun

mov·​er ˈmü-vər How to pronounce mover (audio)
: 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

Examples of mover in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There is no need to leave your cherished items and valuables in the hands of movers who are not vetted or companies that have not been verified. Chris Gallagher, Detroit Free Press, 11 June 2024 Read key documents from the U.S. Department of Transportation and all information provided by the mover. Betty Lin-Fisher, USA TODAY, 21 May 2024 The challenge will be making these plans a reality, not just for a few first movers but for whole industries. Kassia Yanosek, Foreign Affairs, 3 Feb. 2022 Recognize the qualities of a reputable mover and the difference between a mover and a broker; a broker will book a move and then sell the job to another company. Betty Lin-Fisher, USA TODAY, 21 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for mover 

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mover was in the 14th century

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“Mover.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mover. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

mover

noun
mov·​er ˈmü-vər How to pronounce mover (audio)
: one that moves or sets something in motion
especially : a person or company that moves the belongings of others from one home to another

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