Hedge synonyms

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A fence is defined as a barrier used for protection or to create a boundary.
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The definition of a bush is a woody shrub or group of shrubs.
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To keep from being curtailed or exposed to risk:
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To shy away from a definite commitment or from decisive action
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The definition of separate is to pull apart, disconnect or divide.
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To step out of the way of.
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To place a bet in poker before the cards are dealt that is twice the amount of the big blind when one is immediately to the left of the big blind.
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To cause to be enclosed or encircled
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To be unable to make a decision; waver:
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avoid
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Meet is defined as to come face to face with, be there when someone or something arrives, or to be introduced.
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To acknowledge and accept or deal with:
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To subject (a photographic film, for example) to the action of light.
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To relieve of care or suffering:
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(Countable) Something, particulary words and sentences, that is open to more than one interpretation, explanation or meaning, if that meaning etc cannot be determined from its context.
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The use of equivocal language.
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An equivocal word or expression.
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(Uncountable) The use of a word or phrase to replace another with one that is considered less offensive, blunt or vulgar than the word or phrase it replaces.
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(By extension, music) A rhythm commonly used in blues music. Consists of a series of triplet notes with the middle note missing, so that it sounds like a long note followed by a short note. Sounds like a walker dragging one foot.
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The act of abandoning something or someone, of changing sides; desertion; betrayal.
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(Pejorative) A word used to qualify a statement so as to make it potentially misleading.
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To encircle with or as if with a band.
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To beset is to harass or have trouble on an ongoing basis from multiple sources or from all sides.
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To form a circle around; encompass; surround
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To make a circle around; enclose within a circle; surround
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To encircle; surround:
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To encircle with, or as if with a belt.
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To remove a ring of bark from (a tree) as by cutting or chewing
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: To surround something or someone in a confining way.
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(Games) To toss a ring over (a peg), as in horseshoes.
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To surround with hostile forces:
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To enclose, lock up inside something.
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To enclose is defined as to surround, or to include inside of something.
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Envelop is defined as to completely cover, wrap up, conceal or hide.
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(Intransitive) To use words of equivocal or doubtful signification; to express one's opinions in terms which admit of different senses, with intent to deceive; to use ambiguous expressions with a view to mislead; as, to equivocate is the work of duplicity.
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To speak of or refer to by means of a euphemism.
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(Intransitive) To evade, to equivocate using subterfuge; to deliberately obfuscate.
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(Reflexive) To gain something for oneself by clever or devious means.
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(Photog.) To lighten an area on (a print) to achieve a shading effect by blocking light in selected areas during an exposure, as in enlargement
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To evade a responsibility or obligation. Often used with out:
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(Rare) To escape; get away
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Skirt is defined as to avoid, or be on the edge of.
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(Carpentry) Full extent; distance between extreme limits; especially; the distance between the nearest surfaces of two bodies, or the space between walls.
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To become open
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To inquire for; request:
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The act of one who hedges (in various senses).
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To evade (an issue, for example); dodge.
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To deflect or ward off (a fencing thrust, for example).
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To shake off a pursuer; to give someone the slip.
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enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges
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Any of many thorny or spiny shrubs and bushes.
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Shrubs collectively.
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A boxlike container for a speaker
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Plural form of bush
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A dense growth of shrubs or underbrush; a copse.
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(Chiefly British) A portable framework made of intertwined branches or wattle and used for temporary fencing.
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Something that impedes, stands in the way of, or holds up progress
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A sheet or stack of material used to protect people or fire from wind
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A plant having no permanent woody stem; an herb.
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The definition of a maze is a system of paths that is difficult to navigate.
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(UK, dialectal) A small pool of standing water; a puddle.
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A live slip or cutting, as of hawthorn, planted with others to grow into a hedge
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(Botany) A partition that separates the cells of a fruit.
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(Countable) One such shrub or tree.
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To annul, cancel, make void, or nullify for some legal reason a transaction to which one is a party or owes an obligation. For example, a child who is under the age of capacity may disavow a contract and avoid her obligations under it because she lacks the legal capacity to enter into a contract. See also annul, voidable, and ratify.
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(Philosophy, logic, law) To engage in the logical fallacy of begging the question (petitio principii).
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(Med.) To prevent the transmission of impulses in (a nerve), esp. by anesthetizing
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To be a limit or boundary to
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(Figuratively) To restrict someone's movement or creativity.
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To confine or keep (poultry, for example) in a coop.
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To keep safe from harm; watch over and protect; defend; shield
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To make difficult to accomplish; to frustrate, act as obstacle.
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To obstruct is to block or slow or cut off from view.
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To enclose; envelop:
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To face or oppose boldly, defiantly, or antagonistically
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Find another word for hedge. In this page you can discover 96 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hedge, like: fence, bush, boundary, hedgerow, protect, pussyfoot, separate, sidestep, straddle, surround and waffle.