Hedging — synonyms, definition

1. hedging (Noun)

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hedging (Noun) — Any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change.

hedging (Noun) — An intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement. ex. "when you say 'maybe' you are just hedging"

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equivocation evasion protection security

2. hedging (Verb)

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circumventing dodging ducking eluding evading finessing fudging hedging in parrying putting off sidestepping skirting
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hedging (Verb) — Avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues). ex. "They tend to hedge their responsibilities"

hedging (Verb) — Hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge. ex. "The animals were hedged in"

hedging (Verb) — Enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges. ex. "hedge the property"

hedging (Verb) — Minimize loss or risk. ex. "diversify your financial portfolio to hedge price risks" ex. "hedge your bets"

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avoiding closing in enclosing hemming in inclosing minimising minimizing shutting in
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begging quibbling