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    hedge - Dictionary definition and meaning for word hedge

    Definition
    (noun) a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes
    Synonyms : hedgerow
    Definition
    (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
    Definition
    (noun) an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement
    Synonyms : hedging
    Example Sentence
    • when you say `maybe' you are just hedging
    Definition
    (verb) avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
    Synonyms : circumvent , dodge , duck , elude , evade , fudge , parry , put off , sidestep , skirt
    Example Sentence
    • He dodged the issue
    • she skirted the problem
    • They tend to evade their responsibilities
    • he evaded the questions skillfully
    Definition
    (verb) hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge
    Example Sentence
    • The animals were hedged in
    Definition
    (verb) enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges
    Synonyms : hedge in
    Example Sentence
    • hedge the property
    Definition
    (verb) minimize loss or risk
    Example Sentence
    • diversify your financial portfolio to hedge price risks
    • hedge your bets
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HEDGE,think of HEGDE,the politician who AVOIDS PERFORMING DUTIES.No offence hegde supporters

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