Definition of hedge against
- They hedge against inflation by investing their money.
- looking for ways to hedge against risk/failure
: a fence or boundary formed by a dense row of shrubs or low trees
: barrier, limit
: a means of protection or defense (as against financial loss)
: to enclose or protect with or as if with a dense row of shrubs or low trees : to enclose or protect with or as if with a hedge (see 1hedge 1a) : encircle
: to confine so as to prevent freedom of movement or action : to obstruct with or as if with a barrier : hinder
: to protect oneself from losing or failing by a counterbalancing action
: in opposition or hostility to
: not in conformity with : contrary to
: in competition with
: in preparation for the time when
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