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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 for "hedge":

    speculative, hedging, coverage, cover

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How to use hedge in a sentence?

  1. Chihiro Ohta:

    The mood was already sour in the morning but it deteriorated after Chinese shares reacted to the news. This pushed investors to hedge against further drops by selling futures.

  2. David Harding of Winton Capital:

    The romantic vision of Brexit might bring short-term gains to some hedge funds, but building a big business for the long term is easier in a bigger market.

  3. Hillary Clinton on Saturday:

    The top-25 hedge fund managers make more than all kindergarten teachers combined, and they’re paying lower taxes.

  4. Oystein Berentsen:

    The market has suddenly started to focus on bullish headlines. This has created huge inflows, buying from hedge funds.

  5. Anuraag Shah:

    It was mainly hedge fund, speculator driven and smacks of price-overshooting.

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