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budge

verb

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1 to cease resistance (as to another's arguments, demands, or control)
  • despite hours of intense pressure, she refused to budge from her position

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2 to change one's position
  • he finally budged from his beach blanket when the tide started swirling up around him

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3 to change the place or position of
  • the bureau was so heavy that two people couldn't budge it

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The first known use of budge was in the 14th century

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“Budge.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/budge. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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