Budge vs Wander - What's the difference?
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Budge is a related term of wander.
As verbs the difference between budge and wander
is that budge
is to move while wander
) to move without purpose or specified destination; often in search of livelihood.
As nouns the difference between budge and wander
is that budge
is a kind of fur prepared from lambskin dressed with the wool on, formerly used as an edging and ornament, especially on scholastic habits while wander
is the act or instance of wandering.
As an adjective budge
is (obsolete) brisk; stirring; jocund or budge
can be (obsolete) austere or stiff, like scholastics.
From (etyl) bouger.
* budg (obsolete)
- I’ve been pushing this rock as hard as I can, but it won’t budge an inch.
* 2014 , Jacob Steinberg, "
- I'll not budge an inch, boy.
Wigan shock Manchester City in FA Cup again to reach semi-finals", The Guardian , 9 March 2014:
- Yet goals in either half from Jordi Gómez and James Perch inspired them and then, in the face of a relentless City onslaught, they simply would not budge , throwing heart, body and soul in the way of a ball which seemed destined for their net on several occasions.
To yield in one’s opinions or beliefs.
- I’ve been pushing this rock as hard as I can, but I can’t budge it.
To try to improve the spot of a decision on a sports field.
- The Minister for Finance refused to budge on the new economic rules.
* budge up
(obsolete) Brisk; stirring; jocund.
From (etyl) .
A kind of fur prepared from lambskin dressed with the wool on, formerly used as an edging and ornament, especially on scholastic habits.
- They are become so liberal, as to part freely with their own budge -gowns from off their backs.
(obsolete) austere or stiff, like scholastics
- Those budge doctors of the stoic fur.
* budge bachelor
* budge barrel
(lb) To move without purpose or specified destination; often in search of livelihood.
*(Bible), (w) xi.37:
*:They wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins.
*:“A tight little craft,” was Austin’s invariable comment on the matron;. ¶ Near her wandered her husband, orientally bland, invariably affable, and from time to time squinting sideways, as usual, in the ever-renewed expectation that he might catch a glimpse of his stiff, retroussé moustache.
*:There is an hour or two, after the passengers have embarked, which is disquieting and fussy.Stewards, carrying cabin trunks, swarm in the corridors. Passengers wander restlessly about or hurry, with futile energy, from place to place.
(lb) To stray; stray from one's course; err.
*(Bible), (Psalms) cxix.10:
*:O, let me not wander from thy commandments.
(lb) To commit adultery.
(lb) To go somewhere indirectly or at varying speeds; to move in a curved path.
(lb) Of the mind, to lose focus or clarity of argument or attention.
* (move without purpose) err, roam
* (commit adultery) cheat
* (go somewhere indirectly)
* (lose focus) drift
* wander off
The act or instance of wandering.
- To go for a wander