Definition of hedge in
- a field hedged in by trees
- We have been hedged in by their rules and regulations.
: 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
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