Definition of Hedged

1. Adjective. Evasively worded in order to avoid an unqualified statement.

Exact synonyms: Weasel-worded
Similar to: Qualified

Definition of Hedged

1. Verb. (past of hedge) ¹

2. Adjective. (finance) Offset by another financial asset. ¹

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Definition of Hedged

1. hedge [v] - See also: hedge

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hedged

hedge sparrow
hedge sparrows
hedge thorn
hedge tree
hedge trees
hedge trimmer
hedge trimmers
hedge violet
hedged (current term)
hedged one's bets
hedgehog cactus
hedgehog cereus
hedgehog signalling pathway

Literary usage of Hedged

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1. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1875)
"hedged IN. By Elizabeth Stuart Phelps. Boston : Fields, Osgood & Co. The heroine of Miss Phelps' latest story is a very young girl, who, ..."

2. Brokerage Accounts: A Treatise on the Business of Brokerage, Its Accounting by Frederick Simson Todman (1916)
"hedged Accounts An account may be long and short at the same time. ... Such an account is said to be "hedged." This expression means a mixed account, ..."

3. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"Ten thousand miles of ocean roll between her western boundary and the nearest continent ; while eastward, her divinity is .hedged by dreary deserts that ..."

4. John L. Stoddard's Lectures by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"Ten thousand miles of ocean roll between her western boundary and the nearest continent; while eastward, her divinity is hedged by dreary deserts that ..."

5. Gardens: Their Form and Design by Frances Garnet Wolseley Wolseley (1919)
"In Sweden, rough winds sweep by; and so these two countries seem to have brought the study of hedged-in gardens to a high degree of perfection. ..."

6. William Winston Seaton of the "National Intelligencer".: A Biographical Sketch by Josephine Seaton (1871)
"... resided on his beautiful estate, hedged about with reverential pride by the old North State, whose adopted son he was, and which he was at that period ..."

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