Hedge

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Hedge Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • 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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Hedge Sample Sentences in News


  • Hedge Fund Manager Seeks Files Related To SEC Investigation Of Him
    A Dallas hedge fund manager has sued the Securities & Exchange Commission in an attempt to get one-and-a-half boxes of files that securities regulators collected while investigating him and his hedge fund firm. Read more on this news related to 'Hedge'
  • Hedge funds playing buy-and-hold, and losing
    Hedge funds aren't changing their stock holdings much despite poor performance compared with the broader stock market. Read more on this news related to 'Hedge'
  • Hedge Funds Lose Money for Everyone, Not Just the Rich
    When Douglas Kobak was an adviser at a large brokerage firm, he suggested his wealthiest clients buy a hedge fund promising to be "a very conservative alternative to bonds." Then the credit crisis ... Read more on this news related to 'Hedge'

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