Etymology
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mover (n.)

late 14c., mevere, "one who sets (something) in motion," agent noun from move (v.). Originally of God. Meaning "one who moves goods as a profession" is from 1838. Movers and shakers (1874) is from a line of Arthur O'Shaughnessy.

updated on March 25, 2019

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Definitions of mover from WordNet

mover (n.)
workman employed by a moving company;
the movers were very careful with the grand piano
mover (n.)
(parliamentary procedure) someone who makes a formal motion;
Synonyms: proposer
mover (n.)
someone who moves;
mover (n.)
a company that moves the possessions of a family or business from one site to another;
Synonyms: public mover / moving company / removal firm / removal company
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