hedging

Primary Meanings of hedging

1.
n
an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement
2.
n
any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change
Full Definitions of hedging
1

n an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement

Synonyms:
hedge
Type of:
equivocation, evasion
a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth
2

n any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change

Synonyms:
hedge
Type of:
protection, security
defense against financial failure; financial independence

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