Definitions for "hedge"
A hedge is a type of protective investment designed to offset adverse price...
To surround for defense; to guard; to protect; to hem (in).
To protect oneself against excessive loss in an activity by taking a countervailing action; as, to hedge an investment denominated in a foreign currency by buying or selling futures in that currency; to hedge a donation to one political party by also donating to the opposed political party.
Keywords:  bushes, fence, shrubs, garden, thorny
A thicket of bushes, usually thorn bushes; especially, such a thicket planted as a fence between any two portions of land; and also any sort of shrubbery, as evergreens, planted in a line or as a fence; particularly, such a thicket planted round a field to fence it, or in rows to separate the parts of a garden.
To inclose or separate with a hedge; to fence with a thickly set line or thicket of shrubs or small trees; as, to hedge a field or garden.
a fence or boundary formed by a dense row of shrubs or low trees. This hedge can be formal and frequently trimmed or left to grow naturally. In informal or natural gardens it can be left to grow naturally.
Keywords:  wager, bettor, bet, win, layoff
Betting the opposite of your original wager to reduce the amount of action you have on that game.
a bet that almost cancels out another bet resulting in a small but positive profit
a bet that your primary bet won't work
a good weather and dust filter, is inexpensive and long-lived, can encourage wildlife and create a feature of beauty and interest in its own right
a useful weather and dust filter, is inexpensive to create and long-lasting, can encourage wildlife and can be a feature of beauty and interest in its own right
To obstruct, as a road, with a barrier; to hinder from progress or success; -- sometimes with up and out.
hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge; "The animals were hedged in"
Keywords:  abhorsen, garth, nix, fictional, novels
Hedge is a fictional character from the Garth Nix novels and Abhorsen.
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"
A hedge is a mitigating device used to lessen the impact of an utterance. Typically, they are adjectives or adverbs, but can also consist of clauses. It could be regarded as a form of euphemism.
an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement; "when you say `maybe' you are just hedging"
a sequence of trees (a term coined by Courcelle )it is also called a forest
a sequence of elements (and their decendands) as well as character data
Keywords:  fuzzy, linguistic, modifier, shape, way
a modifier that changes the shape of a fuzzy set in a specific, linguistic way
Type of life size Maze where the walls are high hedges. Hedge Mazes require many years to grow and then require continual trimming, however "living Mazes" of this type can be considered the most beautiful and interesting.
An agreement between players, usually made towards the final rounds, to award the defeated player a portion of the winnings.
a derivative contract that commits the seller of the contract to pay a preset price for an asset
a "forward" contract between producers of assets and buyers of the assets
To use reservations and qualifications in one's speech so as to avoid committing one's self to anything definite.
a one-input truth value manipulation operation
A person who buys or sells securities for his or her own account. The individual investor is also called a retail investor or retail shareholder.
Keywords:  bound, enclose, property
enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges; "hedge the property"
A transaction consisting of two or more separate transactions with the objective of providing a greater chance of making a profit, although perhaps a smaller one than with a single transaction.
Keywords:  escape, surround, prevent
To surround so as to prevent escape.
Keywords:  equities
Hedged equities
Keywords:  ratio
Hedge ratio Hedger Hedging
A financial term for a specific type of commodities planning and trading.