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KK Pronunciation

〔 hєdʒ 〕


〔 hedʒ 〕

Overview of noun hedge

The noun hedge has 3 senses

  • hedge, hedgerow -- (a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes)

  • hedge, hedging -- (any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change)

  • hedge, hedging -- (an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement; "when you say `maybe' you are just hedging")

Overview of verb hedge

The verb hedge has 4 senses

  • hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep -- (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")

  • hedge -- (hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge; "The animals were hedged in")

  • hedge, hedge in -- (enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges; "hedge the property")

  • hedge -- (minimize loss or risk; "diversify your financial portfolio to hedge price risks"; "hedge your bets")