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budge 1

 (bŭj)
v. budged, budg·ing, budg·es
v.intr.
1. To move or stir slightly: The trapped child was stuck tight and couldn't budge.
2. To alter a position or attitude: had made the decision and wouldn't budge.
v.tr.
1. To cause to move slightly.
2. To cause to alter a position or attitude: an adamant critic who couldn't be budged.

[Old French bouger, from Vulgar Latin *bullicāre, to bubble, from Latin bullīre, to boil.]

budge 2

 (bŭj)
n.
Fur made from lambskin dressed with the wool outside, formerly used to trim academic robes.
adj. Archaic
Overformal; pompous.

[Middle English bouge, from Anglo-Norman, from Medieval Latin bugia, probably from Latin bulga, leather bag; see budget.]

budge

(bʌdʒ)
vb (usually used with a negative)
1. to move, however slightly: the car won't budge.
2. to change or cause to change opinions, etc
[C16: from Old French bouger, from Vulgar Latin bullicāre (unattested) to bubble, from Latin bullīre to boil, from bulla bubble]

budge

(bʌdʒ)
n
(Textiles) a lambskin dressed for the fur to be worn on the outer side
[C14: from Anglo-French bogee, of obscure origin]

Budge

(bʌdʒ)
n
(Biography) Don(ald). 1915–2000, US tennis player, the first man to win the Grand Slam of singles championships (Australia, France, Wimbledon, and the US) in one year (1938)

budge1

(bʌdʒ)

v. budged, budg•ing. (often used in the negative)v.i.
1. to move slightly; begin to move: The car wouldn't budge.
2. to change one's opinion or stated position; yield: My mother said “no” and refused to budge.
v.t.
3. to cause to move.
4. to cause (someone) to reconsider or change a decision, stated opinion, etc.
[1580–90; < Anglo-French, Middle French bouger to stir < Vulgar Latin *bullicāre to bubble; see boil1]

budge2

(bʌdʒ)

n.
1. a fur made from lambskin with the wool dressed outward.
adj.
2. Obs. pompous; solemn.
[1350–1400; Middle English bugee]

budge


Past participle: budged
Gerund: budging

Imperative
budge
budge
Present
I budge
you budge
he/she/it budges
we budge
you budge
they budge
Preterite
I budged
you budged
he/she/it budged
we budged
you budged
they budged
Present Continuous
I am budging
you are budging
he/she/it is budging
we are budging
you are budging
they are budging
Present Perfect
I have budged
you have budged
he/she/it has budged
we have budged
you have budged
they have budged
Past Continuous
I was budging
you were budging
he/she/it was budging
we were budging
you were budging
they were budging
Past Perfect
I had budged
you had budged
he/she/it had budged
we had budged
you had budged
they had budged
Future
I will budge
you will budge
he/she/it will budge
we will budge
you will budge
they will budge
Future Perfect
I will have budged
you will have budged
he/she/it will have budged
we will have budged
you will have budged
they will have budged
Future Continuous
I will be budging
you will be budging
he/she/it will be budging
we will be budging
you will be budging
they will be budging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been budging
you have been budging
he/she/it has been budging
we have been budging
you have been budging
they have been budging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been budging
you will have been budging
he/she/it will have been budging
we will have been budging
you will have been budging
they will have been budging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been budging
you had been budging
he/she/it had been budging
we had been budging
you had been budging
they had been budging
Conditional
I would budge
you would budge
he/she/it would budge
we would budge
you would budge
they would budge
Past Conditional
I would have budged
you would have budged
he/she/it would have budged
we would have budged
you would have budged
they would have budged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.budge - United States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles championship in the same year (1915-2000)Budge - United States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles championship in the same year (1915-2000)
Verb1.budge - move very slightlybudge - move very slightly; "He shifted in his seat"
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"

budge

verb
2. persuade, influence, convince, sway The Prime Minister was not to be budged by the verbal assault.
3. move, roll, slide, stir, give way, change position The snake still refused to budge.
4. dislodge, move, push, roll, remove, transfer, shift, slide, stir, propel I pulled and pulled but I couldn't budge it.

budge

verb
1. To make a slight movement:
2. To impart slight movement to:
Translations
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hnout
give siglad sig rokke
antaa periksihievahtaahievauttaaliikahtaaliikauttaa
moccan
færa sig, haggast
pajudintipasijudinti
premakniti se
kımılda mak

budge

[bʌdʒ]
A. VT (= move) → mover, hacer que se mueva
I couldn't budge him an inch (fig) → no lo pude convencer
B. VI (= move) → moverse (fig) → ceder, rendirse
he didn't dare to budgeno se atrevía a moverse
he won't budge an inch (fig) → no cede lo más mínimo
budge up VI + ADVmoverse un poco, correrse a un lado

budge

[ˈbʌdʒ]
vt
(= move) → faire bouger
(= deflect) [+ person] → faire changer d'avis
vi
(= move) → bouger
(= change one's stance) → transiger
to budge on sth [+ point] → transiger sur qch

budge

vi
(= move)sich rühren, sich bewegen; budge up or over!mach Platz!, rück mal ein Stückchen!
(fig: = give way) → nachgeben, weichen; I will not budge an inchich werde keinen Fingerbreit nachgeben or weichen; he is not going to budgeer gibt nicht nach, der bleibt stur (inf)
vt
(= move)(von der Stelle) bewegen
(= force to give way)zum Nachgeben bewegen; we can’t budge himer lässt sich durch nichts erweichen

budge

[bʌdʒ]
1. vt (move) → spostare, smuovere
I couldn't budge him an inch (fig) → non sono riuscito a smuoverlo di un dito
2. vimuoversi, spostarsi (fig) → smuoversi
budge up vi budge up, will youfatti un po' più in là

budge

(badʒ) verb
to (cause to) move, even slightly. I can't budge it; It won't budge!
References in classic literature ?
Who's that been dropping an anchor overboard --we don't budge an inch --we're becalmed.
Night was coming on, the darkness began to gather--still we did not budge.
Pretty soon a spider went crawling up my shoulder, and I flipped it off and it lit in the candle; and before I could budge it was all shriveled up.
The cold chills trickled down my back and I wouldn't budge another step, for all Tom's persuading.
Ye have sufficient ruffians of your own,'' said De Bracy; ``not one of mine shall budge on such an errand.
I did not budge an inch and passed him on a perfectly equal footing
On this, as he passed, he gave Ulysses a kick on the hip out of pure wantonness, but Ulysses stood firm, and did not budge from the path.
The youth had resolved not to budge what- ever should happen.
The trapper kicked and cudgelled, but to every blow and kick the mule snorted and kicked up, but still refused to budge an inch.
With these words he moved the heart of Aeneas, and he went in pursuit of Idomeneus, big with great deeds of valour; but Idomeneus was not to be thus daunted as though he were a mere child; he held his ground as a wild boar at bay upon the mountains, who abides the coming of a great crowd of men in some lonely place--the bristles stand upright on his back, his eyes flash fire, and he whets his tusks in his eagerness to defend himself against hounds and men--even so did famed Idomeneus hold his ground and budge not at the coming of Aeneas.
Mother and I, however, have, fortunately, a great deal of PRACTICE, and we succeeded in making him understand that we wouldn't budge from Paris, and that we would rather be chopped into small pieces than cross that dreadful ocean again.
You don't comply with the conditions if you budge from the office during that time.