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Synonyms for hedge
hɛdʒhedge

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hedge, hedgerownoun

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

    Synonyms:
    hedging, hedgerow

  2. hedge, hedgingnoun

    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, hedgingverb

    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, sidestepverb

    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. hedgeverb

    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 inverb

    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. hedgeverb

    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. hedgenoun

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

  2. hedgeverb

    Synonyms:
    enclose with a hedge

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hedge":

    speculative, hedging, coverage, cover

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How to use hedge in a sentence?

  1. Lena Komileva:

    While the failed coup has not changed the political status quo within Turkey, it will attach a higher risk premium to Turkish assets, which will lead to some rise of risk aversion as global investors hedge Turkish exposure, it is probably not going to have a very lasting and deep shock like Brexit.

  2. Bill Stone:

    This continuing pattern is consistent with other data we track, indicating investors are confident that hedge funds can deliver attractive returns, particularly in highly volatile markets.

  3. Osram Chief Executive Olaf Berlien:

    It appears that a number of hedge funds have acquired shares with the aim of selling them at a later date and at a higher price.

  4. Donald Trump:

    It's going to be very specific, and I think it's going to be a plan that creates incentives, and I think it's going to be a plan that makes people happy, other than maybe the hedge fund guys, who make hundreds of millions of dollars and pay very little tax. I mean, those guys will not exactly love me.

  5. John Ray:

    Love thy neighbor, but pull not down thy hedge.


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