Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “mover”

See all translations

mover

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈmuːvər/
STOCK MARKET a company whose shares go up or down in value during a particular period, often a particular day: Notable movers amongst the blue chips included three of the City's leading investment banks.big/major/market mover The biggest mover in the leading index was the German telecoms giant, up 5.3p to 149.9p.
a company or person that does something new or makes something happen: The company was an early mover into online gambling. He was portrayed as the main mover behind the dismissals.
US a company that transports furniture and other goods for companies or people when they go to a different place to work or live: The proposal does not address costs for hiring professional movers.
mover and shaker [usually plural] informal someone who has a lot of influence in a particular organization or group: Movers and shakers in the business world could play an important role in choosing both the Republican and Democratic nominees.
→  See also first mover , first-mover advantage , last-mover advantage , second-mover advantage
Translations of “mover”
in Chinese (Traditional) 搬走財物, 搬運工人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 搬走财物, 搬家工人…
(Definition of mover from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of mover?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “mover” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

work out

to exercise in order to improve the strength or appearance of your body

Word of the Day

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Read More 

bio-inspiration noun

April 13, 2015
the adoption of patterns and structures found in nature for the purposes of engineering, manufacturing, science, etc. The MIT researchers actually aren’t the only robotics team to turn to cheetahs for bio-inspiration.

Read More