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Webster 1913 Edition


Mover

Mov′er

,
Noun.
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.
Shakespeare
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
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Mover

MOVER

,
Noun.
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.

Definition 2022


mover

mover

English

Noun

mover (plural movers)

  1. Someone who or something which moves.
  2. A dancer.
  3. A person employed to help people move from one residence to another.

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Anagrams


Asturian

Etymology

From Latin movēre, present active infinitive of moveō.

Verb

mover

  1. to move

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Galician

Etymology

From Latin movēre, present active infinitive of moveō.

Verb

mover (first-person singular present movo, first-person singular preterite movín, past participle movido)

  1. to move
  2. first-person and third-person singular future subjunctive of mover
  3. first-person and third-person singular personal infinitive of mover

Conjugation


Interlingua

Verb

mover

  1. (transitive) to move

mover se

  1. (reflexive) to move

Conjugation


Old French

Verb

mover

  1. (Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of movoir

Old Provençal

Etymology

Latin moveō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /muˈvɛɾe/

Verb

mover

  1. to move

References


Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese mover, Latin movēre, present active infinitive of moveō, from Proto-Indo-European *mew- (to move).

Pronunciation

  • (Paulista) IPA(key): /mo.ˈve(ɹ)/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /mo.ˈve(ɻ)/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /mu.ˈveɾ/

Verb

mover (first-person singular present indicative movo, past participle movido)

  1. to move (to change position)
  2. to induce; to persuade
  3. (with contra following the object) to sue (to file legal action)
    João moveu uma ação contra Pedro.
    John sued Peter.
  4. (chess and other games) to move (to change the place of a piece)

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Spanish

Etymology

From Latin movēre, present active infinitive of moveō.

Verb

mover (first-person singular present muevo, first-person singular preterite moví, past participle movido)

  1. to move

Conjugation

  • Rule: o becomes a ue in stressed syllables.

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