Hedge

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Hedge Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes
  • an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement; "when you say `maybe'' you are just hedging"
  • any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change
  • minimize loss or risk; "diversify your financial portfolio to hedge price risks"; "hedge your bets"
  • 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"
  • enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges; "hedge the property"
  • hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge; "The animals were hedged in"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes ,
  • any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change ,
  • an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement; "when you say `maybe' you are just hedging"

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Hedge Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A hedge or hedgerow is a row of shrubs or trees. They are very close together. Some hedges are very old. Hedges can be used to separate fields. There are several plants that are used commonly in hedges. In many places a hedge cannot be taller than a certain number of feet.

Sometimes, hedges are made into mazes.



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