Definisi 'hedge'
English to English
noun
1 a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes
source: wordnet30
2 any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change
source: wordnet30
3 an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement
Example:
• when you say `maybe' you are just hedging
source: wordnet30
4 A thicket of bushes, usually thorn bushes; especially, such a thicket planted as a fence between any two portions of land; and also any sort of shrubbery, as evergreens, planted in a line or as a fence; particularly, such a thicket planted round a field to fence it, or in rows to separate the parts of a garden.
source: webster1913
verb
5 avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
Example:
• He dodged the issue
• she skirted the problem
• They tend to evade their responsibilities
• he evaded the questions skillfully
source: wordnet30
6 hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge
Example:
• The animals were hedged in
source: wordnet30
7 enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges
Example:
• hedge the property
source: wordnet30
8 minimize loss or risk
Example:
• diversify your financial portfolio to hedge price risks
• hedge your bets
source: wordnet30
9 To inclose or separate with a hedge; to fence with a thickly set line or thicket of shrubs or small trees; as, to hedge a field or garden.
source: webster1913
10 To shelter one's self from danger, risk, duty, responsibility, etc., as if by hiding in or behind a hedge; to skulk; to slink; to shirk obligations.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
circumvent, dodge, duck, elude, evade, fence, fencing, equivocation, evasion, protection, close in, hem in, windbreak, beg, quibble, hedge in,

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