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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

    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

    hedging, hedgerow

  3. hedge, hedging(verb)

    an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement

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

    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"

    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"

    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"

    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"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hedge(n.)

    fence (of bushes or shrubs), hedge-fence

  2. hedge(v. a.)

    enclose with a hedge

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    speculative, hedging, coverage, cover

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How to use hedge in a sentence?

  1. Brian Fallon:

    This is just another instance of Republican Super PACs echoing Bernie Sanders' personal attacks against Hillary Clinton, the Wall Street hedge funds bankrolling these ads are propping up Senator Sanders because it is Hillary Clinton they fear the most.

  2. Todd Salamone:

    I think that a lot of hedge funds that were long stocks or are just playing volatility as an asset class have moved on to other areas of the market such as currencies, bonds and commodities.

  3. Paso Robles:

    You’ve got a value-added product, you’ve got agricultural real-estate as a hedge against inflation, and if you can be smart about operating it you can come up with a pretty consistent cash flow that can produce a return on investment that is not as volatile as other products.

  4. Chief Financial Officer Jeff Bornstein:

    We certainly have thought more deeply and more thoughtfully about our supply chain footprint and our manufacturing footprint, that's a little bit of a natural hedge that a global company has.

  5. Donald Trump:

    When you have a hedge fund guy who's making $200 million a year and ... he's paying a very low rate of taxes, it's not fair, it tells people a lot and it's got to end.

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