Definition of Hedge:

  1. Investment made by taking a trading position in a futures or options market to minimize the impact of adverse changes in interest rates or in the prices of commodities or securities. See also hedging.

  2. Surround or bound with a hedge.

  3. Limit or qualify (something) by conditions or exceptions.

  4. Protect oneself against loss on (a bet or investment) by making balancing or compensating transactions.

  5. A fence or boundary formed by closely growing bushes or shrubs.

Synonyms of Hedge

Confine, Restrict, Limit, Hinder, Obstruct, Impede, Constrain, Trap, Hedgerow, Row of bushes, Fence, Surround, Enclose, Encircle, Circle, Ring, Border, Edge, Bound, Safeguard, Protect, Shield, Guard, Cushion, Cover, Insure, Take out insurance, Abate, About the bush, Adjust to, Allowance, Alter, Around the bush, Assuage, Bar, Beat about, Beat around, Beg the question, Bicker, Boggle, Border line, Bound, Boundary, Boundary condition, Boundary line, Bourn, Box in, Break boundary, Breakoff point, Bulkhead in, Cage, Calculation, Canniness, Care, Careful consideration, Carefulness, Caution, Cautiousness, Cavil, Ceiling, Cession, Choplogic, Circumscribe, Circumscription, Circumspection, Clear the decks, Compass, Concession, Condition, Confine, Consider every angle, Contain, Coop, Copyright, Corral, Cutoff, Cutoff point, Deadline, Deliberate stages, Deliberateness, Deliberation, Delimitation, Determinant, Diminish, Discipline, Discretion, Division line, Dodge, Draw the line, Duck, End, Equivocate, Evade, Evade the issue, Exception, Exemption, Extenuating circumstances, Extremity, Fence, Finish, Floor, Forearm, Frontier, Gingerliness, Grain of salt, Grant, Guard against, Guardedness, Hedge about, Hedging, Heed, Heedfulness, Hem, Hem and haw, Hesitation, High-water mark, Immure, Interface, Judiciousness, Leave out nothing, Leaven, Limen, Limit, Limitation, Limiting factor, Line, Line of demarcation, Low-water mark, Lower limit, Make sure, Make sure against, March, Mark, Mental reservation, Mete, Mew, Mindfulness, Mitigate, Moderate, Modification, Modify, Modulate, Mystify, Narrow, Nitpick, Obscure, Overlook no possibility, Pale, Palisade, Palliate, Palter, Parry, Patent, Pawkiness, Pen, Pick nits, Picket, Play safe, Prepare for, Prevaricate, Prior consultation, Provide a hedge, Provide against, Provide for, Prudence, Prudentialness, Pull away, Pull back, Pussyfoot, Put off, Qualification, Qualify, Quibble, Rail, Recoil, Reduce, Reef down, Regardfulness, Register, Regulate by, Reservation, Restrain, Restrict, Restriction, Safeness, Safety first, Salvo, Scant, Season, Set conditions, Set limits, Sheer off, Shift, Shift off, Shorten sail, Shrink, Shuffle, Shy, Shy away, Shy off, Sidestep, Slowness to act, Soften, Solicitude, Special case, Special treatment, Specialize, Specialness, Specification, Split hairs, Start, Starting line, Starting point, Step aside, Stint, Straiten, Swerve, Take measures, Take precautions, Take steps, Target date, Temper, Tentativeness, Tergiversate, Term, Terminal date, Terminus, Thoroughness, Threshold, Time allotment, Uncommunicativeness, Unprecipitateness, Upper limit, Waiver, Wall, Ward off, Weasel

How to use Hedge in a sentence?

  1. She was standing barefoot in a corner of the lawn, trimming the hedge.
  2. We went to this place that was really fun because it had a lot of different attractions like a hedge maze and pinball machines.
  3. The company hedged its investment position on the futures market.
  4. Sometimes if you really arent sure how an investment will play out you can hedge your bet and put some money on the other side to.
  5. Experts usually hedge their predictions, just in case.
  6. If you are buying a stock in a company but arent sure of a success you may want to hedge your bet and take an opposing position also.
  7. A garden hedged with yews.

Meaning of Hedge & Hedge Definition