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Synonyms for hedge
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hedge, hedgerow(noun)

    a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes

    Synonyms:
    hedging, hedgerow

  2. hedge, hedging(noun)

    any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change

    Synonyms:
    hedging, hedgerow

  3. hedge, hedging(verb)

    an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement

    "when you say `maybe' you are just hedging"

    Synonyms:
    hedging, hedgerow

  4. hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    put over, circumvent, set back, dip, turn off, confuse, sidestep, cook, douse, overreach, beat, surround, dishearten, hold over, hem in, environ, defer, outfox, deflect, parry, dodge, remit, fake, duck, border, flurry, prorogue, block, outsmart, manipulate, put off, evade, falsify, table, misrepresent, postpone, hedge in, shelve, beleaguer, elude, disconcert, ring, wangle, escape, fudge, outwit, besiege, bilk, skirt

  5. hedge(verb)

    hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge

    "The animals were hedged in"

    Synonyms:
    parry, circumvent, evade, elude, hedge in, fudge, put off, skirt, sidestep, duck, dodge

  6. hedge, hedge in(verb)

    enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges

    "hedge the property"

    Synonyms:
    parry, circumvent, evade, elude, hedge in, fudge, put off, skirt, sidestep, duck, dodge

  7. hedge(verb)

    minimize loss or risk

    "diversify your financial portfolio to hedge price risks"; "hedge your bets"

    Synonyms:
    parry, circumvent, evade, elude, hedge in, fudge, put off, skirt, sidestep, duck, dodge

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hedge(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fence (of bushes or shrubs), hedge-fence

  2. hedge(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    enclose with a hedge

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hedge":

    speculative, hedging, coverage, cover

How to pronounce hedge?

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How to say hedge in sign language?

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How to use hedge in a sentence?

  1. Erik Gordon:

    Hedge fund managers with great track records have stood by their conviction that Valeant is a great company despite a growing list of questions about its business model, its pricing policies, its pile of debt and the determination of potential acquisition targets to stay out of Valeant's clutches.

  2. Donald Trump:

    We have an amazing tax plan, we're going to be reducing taxes for the middle class, but for the hedge fund guys, they're going to be paying up.

  3. Carrie Gleason:

    Hedge funds are systematically destroying jobs across the nation, from Toys' R' Us to Sears, these financial predators are extracting the value out of these retail establishments, forcing the closure of thousands of stores, and throwing tens of thousands of workers into the streets.

  4. Scott Elisha:

    I think it's more of a hedge.

  5. Link Starbureiy:

    Dream big, then hedge.


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