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budge

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of budge

  1. 1 to cease resistance (as to another's arguments, demands, or control) despite hours of intense pressure, she refused to budge from her position Synonyms of budge blink, bow, yield, capitulate, concede, give in, knuckle under, quit, relent, submit, succumb, surrenderWords Related to budge acquiesce; deferNear Antonyms of budge contend, fight, hold off; battle, breast, combat, confront, counter, defy, face, meet, object, oppose, repel; thwart, withstandAntonyms of budge resist

  2. 2 to change one's position he finally budged from his beach blanket when the tide started swirling up around him Synonyms of budge move, locomote, shift, stirWords Related to budge fiddle, fidget, jiggle, squiggle, squirm, toss, twitch, wiggle, wriggle, writhe; rouseNear Antonyms of budge hang around, remain, stay, stick around, tarry; stabilizeAntonyms of budge freeze, still

  3. 3 to change the place or position of the bureau was so heavy that two people couldn't budge it Synonyms of budge move, dislocate, displace, disturb, relocate, remove, reposition, shift, transfer, transposeWords Related to budge bear, carry, cart, convey, drive, haul, lug, tote, transmit, transplant, transport; replace, supersede, supplant; alter, make over, modify, redo, refashion, remake, remodel, revamp, revise, rework, varyNear Antonyms of budge anchor, fix, freeze, moor, secure, set, stabilize; embed (also imbed), entrench (also intrench), implant, ingrain (also engrain), lodge, root



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