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 blink, bow, yield, capitulate, concede, give in, knuckle under, quit, relent, submit, succumb, surrenderRelated Words acquiesce; deferNear Antonyms contend, fight, hold off; battle, breast, combat, confront, counter, defy, face, meet, object, oppose, repel; thwart, withstandAntonyms resist

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

  3. 3 to change the place or position of the bureau was so heavy that two people couldn't budge it Synonyms move, dislocate, displace, disturb, relocate, remove, reposition, shift, transfer, transposeRelated Words 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 anchor, fix, freeze, moor, secure, set, stabilize; embed (also imbed), entrench (also intrench), implant, ingrain (also engrain), lodge, root

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a trip made at another's expense

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