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hedge

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hedge

  1. a physical object that blocks the way the messenger was confronted with a hedge of spears held aloft by the castle guards Synonyms of hedge barricade, fence, barrier, wallWords Related to hedge bar, pale, paling; block, chain, clog, crimp, deterrent, drag, embarrassment, encumbrance, handicap, hindrance, hurdle, impediment, inhibition, interference, let, obstacle, obstruction, roadblock, stop, stumbling block, trammel; fetter, hobble, manacle, shackle(s); constraint, curb, restraint, snag; buffer, bulwark, bumper, cushion, dam, fender, pad, rampartNear Antonyms of hedge door, doorway, entrance, entranceway, entry, entryway, gate, portal; break, gap, pass


hedge

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hedge

  1. 1 to avoid giving a definite answer or position she kept hedging whenever he asked her to go on a date with him Synonyms of hedge fudge, equivocate, pussyfoot, tergiversate, waffle, weaselWords Related to hedge flip-flop, yo-yo; dodge, duck, elude, eschew, evade, shake, shirk, shun, sidestep, skirt; bypass, circumvent; cavil, quibble; straddle

  2. 2 to close or shut in by or as if by barriers the prison was hedged by a high stone wall Synonyms of hedge box (in), cage, closet, coop (up), corral, encage, encase, envelop, fence (in), enclose, hem (in), house, immure, include, mew (up), pen, wall (in)Words Related to hedge bound, circumscribe, confine, contain, limit, restrict; encircle, encompass, enfold, enframe, enlace, frame, ring, surround; armor, cocoon, encapsulate, encapsule, encyst, ensheathe, ensphere, enwomb



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