Synonyms of hedged


1. hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep, avoid

usage: 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"

2. hedge, hem in

usage: hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge; "The animals were hedged in"

3. hedge, hedge in, enclose, close in, inclose, shut in

usage: enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges; "hedge the property"

4. hedge, minimize, minimise

usage: minimize loss or risk; "diversify your financial portfolio to hedge price risks"; "hedge your bets"


1. hedged, weasel-worded, qualified (vs. unqualified)

usage: evasively worded in order to avoid an unqualified statement

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