Definitions For Hedge


  • A fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes
  • An intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement
  • Any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change
  • A row of shrubs or small trees that are planted close to each other in order to form a boundary
  • Something that provides protection or defense


  • Minimize loss or risk
  • Avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
  • Enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges
  • Hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge
  • To surround (an area) with a hedge
  • To avoid giving a promise or direct answer

Is Hedge a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Hedge is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Hedge in a Sentence

  • The messenger was confronted with a hedge of spears held aloft by the castle guards
  • The garden is hedged by flowering shrubs.
  • She hedged when she was asked to support the campaign.
  • He hedged his earlier comments about the need for new management.

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