What is another word for prime mover?

Pronunciation: [pɹˈa͡ɪm mˈuːvə] (IPA)

Prime mover is a term commonly used to describe an influential or powerful person who initiates change or drives progress. However, there are several synonyms that can be used to describe this type of individual. Leaders, trailblazers, pioneers, and initiators are all viable options for describing someone who is a prime mover. These individuals possess the tenacity, creativity, and forward-thinking mindset necessary to push boundaries and achieve innovation. They are oftentimes visionaries who are able to not only envision a different future but also work tirelessly to make it a reality. Ultimately, these synonyms all share the same remarkable characteristic of being able to inspire others and drive progress in their respective fields.

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A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Prime mover

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  • God remains a viable hypothesis as the prime mover, however undefinable and untestable that conception may be.
    E. O. Wilson
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    E. O. Wilson
  • In the popular mind, if Hoyle is remembered it is as the prime mover of the discredited Steady State theory of the universe. "Everybody knows" that the rival Big Bang theory won the battle of the cosmologies, but few (not even astronomers) appreciate that the mathematical formalism of the now-favoured version of Big Bang, called inflation, is identical to Hoyle's version of the Steady State model.
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