hedge - definition and synonyms


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present tense
present participlehedging
past tensehedged
past participlehedged
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to avoid answering a question or making a decision in a definite or direct way
  2. 2
    [transitive] to enclose an area with bushes

    He hedged his vegetable garden with low bushes.

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  3. 3
    [intransitive] to protect yourself from risks involving your money
  4. 4
    to buy and sell shares in such a way that the risk of losing money is low

phrasal verbs