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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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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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Green techniques Guenther incorporates into her work gives her an edge over green designers of other types of projects who hedge bets that users will feel long-term effects of their work--as patients report changes faster.
Without a clear sign of what is to come, companies like Natuzzi are forced to hedge bets.
Like most folk,I consider dentists akin to the bru tal torturers of the Inquisition,although,in a hasty bid to hedge bets and win their favours,I concede that we are probably misjudging them.
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.