verb /bʌdʒ/
a) To move.

I’ve been pushing this rock as hard as I can, but it won’t budge an inch.

b) To move.

I’ve been pushing this rock as hard as I can, but I can’t budge it.

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  • budge — [bʌdʒ] v [I,T usually in negatives] [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: bouger, from Latin bullire; BOIL1] 1.) to move, or to make someone or something move ▪ She leaned on the door, but it wouldn t budge. budge from ▪ Will hasn t budged from his …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Budge — Budge, a. 1. Lined with budge; hence, scholastic. Budge gowns. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Austere or stiff, like scholastics. [1913 Webster] Those budge doctors of the stoic fur. Milton. [1913 Webster] {Budge bachelor}, one of a company of men… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • budge — [ bʌdʒ ] verb intransitive or transitive usually in negatives to move, or to move something, especially something that is very heavy or is stuck: I pulled again, but the wheel wouldn t budge. It was wedged between two stones and we couldn t budge …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • budge up — (informal) To move closer together (eg along a bench) usu so as to make room for others • • • Main Entry: ↑budge * * * ˌbudge ˈup [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they budge up …   Useful english dictionary

  • Budge — (b[u^]j), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Budged} (b[u^]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Budging}.] [F. bouger to stir, move (akin to Pr. bojar, bolegar, to stir, move, It. bulicare to boil, bubble), fr. L. bullire. See {Boil}, v. i.] To move off; to stir; to walk… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Budge — Budge, a. [See {Budge}, v.] Brisk; stirring; jocund. [Obs.] South. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Budge — Budge, n. [OE. bouge bag, OF. boge, bouge, fr. L. bulga a leathern bag or knapsack; a Gallic word; cf. OIr. bolc, Gael. bolg. Cf. {Budge}, n.] A kind of fur prepared from lambskin dressed with the wool on; used formerly as an edging and ornament …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Budge — (Bugge, Boggy) The 16th century term for lamb s wool skins with the fur dressed outwards and used then to border scholars gowns and liveries. Budge Row, London, obtained its name, says Stow, because of the budge skinners living there. The hood of …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • budge — budge1 [buj] vt., vi. budged, budging [Fr < OFr bouger, to move < VL * bullicare, to boil < L bullire,BOIL1] 1. to move even a little [unable to budge the boulder] 2. to yield or cause to yield budge2 [buj] …   English World dictionary

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