hedge

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Synonyms for hedge

hedge against something

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  • protect against
  • insure against
  • guard against
  • safeguard against
  • shield against
  • cover against
  • fortify against

hedge something or someone about or around

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Synonyms for hedge

to surround and advance upon

to use evasive or deliberately vague language

to avoid fulfilling or answering completely

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a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes

any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk

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an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement

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avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge

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enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges

minimize loss or risk

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BRITISH Horseracing Board chairman Peter Savill believes bookmakers must stop using betting exchanges to hedge bets if the SP system is to survive.
Mr Buckley said the bank had checks to ensure special options were taken out to hedge bets on currency movements.
Of the current top 10 services providers, IDC suggests that IBM Global Services, EDS, Fujitsu, and CSC will maintain their positions but won't hedge bets on the remaining leaders in today's market.
Again, an index fund is a good way to hedge bets among several producers: Rushmore's American Gas Index Fund, a no-load fund with a low expense ratio, may be an interesting choice.