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verb [intransitive/transitive] [usually in negatives] budge pronunciation in British English /bʌdʒ/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlebudging
past tensebudged
past participlebudged
  1. 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 it.

    budge from:

    She refused to budge from his office until she got an answer.


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to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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