Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) hedge, hedgerow (a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes)
- S: (n) hedge, hedging (any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change)
- S: (n) hedge, hedging (an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement) "when you say `maybe' you are just hedging"
- S: (v) hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep (avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)) "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
- S: (v) hedge (hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge) "The animals were hedged in"
- S: (v) hedge, hedge in (enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges) "hedge the property"
- S: (v) hedge (minimize loss or risk) "diversify your financial portfolio to hedge price risks"; "hedge your bets"