Synonyms

1. jack-by-the-hedge

noun. European herb that smells like garlic.

Synonyms

  • sauce-alone
  • Alliaria
  • hedge garlic
  • garlic mustard
  • cruciferous plant
  • crucifer
  • genus Alliaria

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Words that Rhyme with Privet Hedge

  • eldredge
  • alldredge
  • sledge
  • pledge
  • fledge
  • dredge
  • allege
  • wedge
  • sege
  • sedge
  • rehg
  • ledge

Example sentences of the word privet-hedge


1. Noun Phrase
Golden privet or ligustrum vicaryi, is a type of privet hedge.

2. Noun Phrase
This privet hedge is characterized by it's yellow-green to gold colored oval shaped leaves.

3. Noun Phrase
Common privet, or ligustrum vulgare is a type of privet hedge.

4. Noun Phrase
Water your privet hedge deeply to soak the soil to the depth of and around the roots.

2. privet

noun. any of various Old World shrubs having smooth entire leaves and terminal panicles of small white flowers followed by small black berries; many used for hedges.

Synonyms

  • shrub
  • white wax tree
  • Ligustrum
  • Ligustrum amurense
  • Chinese privet
  • ibota privet
  • Ligustrum japonicum
  • bush
  • common privet
  • Amur privet
  • Ligustrum ovalifolium
  • Ligustrum lucidum
  • California privet
  • Japanese privet
  • genus Ligustrum
  • Ligustrum ibolium
  • ibolium privet
  • Ligustrum obtusifolium

Antonyms

  • superior

3. hedge

noun. ['ˈhɛdʒ'] a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes.

Synonyms

  • fencing
  • fence
  • windbreak
  • shelterbelt
  • privet hedge

Antonyms

  • lend oneself
  • attract
  • encourage
  • hearten

Etymology

  • hegge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. hedge

verb. ['ˈhɛdʒ'] avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues).

Synonyms

  • circumvent
  • elude
  • put off
  • duck
  • skirt
  • dodge
  • avoid
  • beg
  • quibble
  • sidestep
  • fudge
  • evade

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • pull out
  • recede
  • payment

Etymology

  • hegge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. hedge

noun. ['ˈhɛdʒ'] any technique designed to reduce or eliminate financial risk; for example, taking two positions that will offset each other if prices change.

Synonyms

  • hedging
  • security

Antonyms

  • consume
  • refrain
  • agree

Etymology

  • hegge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. hedge

verb. ['ˈhɛdʒ'] minimize loss or risk.

Synonyms

  • minimize

Antonyms

  • maximize
  • unsheathe

Etymology

  • hegge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. hedge

noun. ['ˈhɛdʒ'] an intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement.

Synonyms

  • hedging
  • equivocation

Antonyms

  • dabbling duck
  • stand still
  • truth

Etymology

  • hegge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. hedge

verb. ['ˈhɛdʒ'] enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges.

Synonyms

  • inclose
  • enclose
  • close in
  • hedge in

Antonyms

  • unequivocalness
  • unambiguity
  • inactivity
  • insecurity

Etymology

  • hegge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. hedge

verb. ['ˈhɛdʒ'] hinder or restrict with or as if with a hedge.

Synonyms

  • hem in

Antonyms

  • listed security
  • insecureness

Etymology

  • hegge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hecg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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