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Synonyms of hedge in English:


  • 1 high hedges
  • 2 an excellent hedge against a fall in the dollar
    safeguard, protection, shield, screen, guard, buffer, cushion;
    insurance, security
  • 3 his analysis is full of hedges
    equivocation, evasion, fudge, quibble, qualification;
    temporizing, uncertainty, prevarication, vagueness
  • verb

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  • 1 fields hedged with forsythia
    surround, enclose, encircle, ring, border, edge, bound
  • 2 she was hedged in by her limited education
    confine, restrict, limit, hinder, obstruct, impede, constrain, trap;
    hem in
  • 3 he hedged at every new question
    prevaricate, equivocate, vacillate, quibble, hesitate, stall, dodge the issue, be noncommittal, be evasive, be vague, beat around the bush, pussyfoot around, mince one's words;
    hem and haw
    informal sit on the fence, duck the question
  • 4 the company hedged its position on the market
    cover, insure
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