verb (used without object), budged, budg·ing.
verb (used with object), budged, budg·ing.
Origin of budge1
Related formsbudg·er, nounun·budged, adjectiveun·budg·ing, adjective
Definition for budge (2 of 3)
Origin of budge2
Definition for budge (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for budge
During his budge speech, Treasurer Joe Hockey proclaimed: “The age of entitlement is over.”Australia Wants to Open the Great Barrier Reef to Dumping|Kirsten Alexander|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nothing, it seems, will budge them from their opposition to give-and-take of governance.
The Democratic presidential administration refuses to budge, and the government is shut down.‘The West Wing’ Government Shutdown Episode Is Frighteningly Familiar|Marlow Stern|October 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In this crisis, there were no hands on deck—no one willing to budge one iota from their respective ideological corners.Ex-Republican Congressman: Shutdown Is a ‘Dangerous Game’|Steve LaTourette|September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But the Russians, Assad's top international backers, look unlikely to budge.
Poor Harkness had to recognize the truth of what Budge said.Red-Robin|Jane Abbott
Ulenspiegel did not budge, but her attendant came up to his lady.
The President was capable of digging his toes in and refusing to budge, as he did over Fiume.The Economic Consequences of the Peace|John Maynard Keynes
I will go, sir, over the world for your sake, but in courtesy I will not budge a foot.A Select Collection of Old English Plays (11 of 15)|W. Carew Hazlitt
We are desirous greatly to see all these smug ancient gentlemen satisfied; but notwithstanding we are unable to budge an inch.The Great Company|Beckles Willson