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  Words related to hedge

Related / Similar Words: hedgerow, hedging, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep, hedge in

 

Definition:
  • a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes;
  • an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement; "when you say `maybe'' you are just hedging";
  • any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change;
  • minimize loss or risk; "diversify your financial portfolio to hedge price risks"; "hedge your bets";
  • avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully";
  • enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges; "hedge the property";
  • hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge; "The animals were hedged in";

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    Hyponyms: privet hedge, windbreak, shelterbelt, quibble

     

    Grouped Verbs: hedge in

     

    Derivational Morphology: fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep, hedger, dodging, scheme, dodger, fox, slyboots, avoidance, turning away, shunning, evasion, escape, circumvention, hedging, equivocator

     

     
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