- 1(usually used in negative sentences)
- 2 [intransitive, transitive] to move slightly; to make something or someone move slightly She pushed at the door, but it wouldn't budge. The dog refused to budge. budge something I heaved with all my might, but still couldn't budge it.
- 3 [intransitive, transitive] to change your opinion about something; to make someone change their opinion He won't budge an inch on the issue. budge somebody He wouldn't be budged on the issue.
NAmE//bʌdʒ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they budge
he / she / it budges
past simple budged
-ing form budging