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  1. budgeverb


  2. budgeverb

    To move.

    I’ve been pushing this rock as hard as I can, but it won’t budge an inch.


  3. budgeverb

    To move.

    I’ve been pushing this rock as hard as I can, but I can’t budge it.


  4. budgeverb

    To yield in one’s opinions or beliefs.


  5. budgeverb

    To try to improve the spot of a decision on a sports field.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. Budge, Don Budge, John Donald Budgeverb

    United States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles championship in the same year (1915-2000)

  2. stir, shift, budge, agitateverb

    move very slightly

    "He shifted in his seat"

    fight, touch, shake up, charge, excite, arouse, put forward, raise up, shake, transfer, commove, tilt, vex, agitate, stir, call down, conjure, stimulate, switch, rouse, bring up, campaign, conjure up, reposition, invoke, raise, turn on, pitch, lurch, call forth, change over, careen, shift, wobble, dislodge, evoke, charge up, push, foment, crusade, change, press, stir up, disturb

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  1. budgeverb

    stir, move, go

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  1. Eric Vercoutre:

    We will pursue our actions to make the French government budge, from midday Thursday we will carry out actions disrupting the tunnel.

  2. Michael Mina:

    The FDA doesn't really seem to be able to budge. The FDA is such The FDA.

  3. Zhang Baohui:

    We're in for a difficult time...when it comes to the Paracels, China is not going to budge on what it sees as its absolute sovereign rights, we could see China acting more swiftly and decisively to anything it sees as a so-called provocation in the Paracels.

  4. Dan Ives:

    We believe Microsoft would only buy TikTok with its core algorithm which the Chinese government and ByteDance was not willing to budge.

  5. Chris Myers:

    Adam Budge early on in the investigation was the common link [between] the two overdoses.

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