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Definition of Hedge

Noun: hedge  hej

  1. A fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes
    - hedgerow
     
  2. Any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change
    - hedging
     
  3. An intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement
    - hedging
Verb: hedge  hej
  1. Avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
    "They tend to hedge their responsibilities";
    - fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep, finesse
     
  2. Hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge
    "The animals were hedged in"
     
  3. Enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges
    "hedge the property";
    - hedge in
     
  4. Minimize loss or risk
    "diversify your financial portfolio to hedge price risks"; "hedge your bets"

See also:
heders
hedged

Anagrams containing the word hedge

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