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offset

offset - Dictionary definition and meaning for word offset

Definition
(noun) the time at which something is supposed to begin
Example Sentence
  • they got an early start
  • she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her

Definition
(noun) a compensating equivalent
Synonyms : counterbalance

Definition
(noun) a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips
Synonyms : runner , stolon

Definition
(noun) a natural consequence of development
Synonyms : branch , offshoot , outgrowth

Definition
(noun) a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper
Synonyms : offset printing

Definition
(noun) structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly
Synonyms : set-back , setoff

Definition
(verb) compensate for or counterbalance
Synonyms : countervail
Example Sentence
  • offset deposits and withdrawals

Definition
(verb) make up for
Synonyms : cancel , set off
Example Sentence
  • His skills offset his opponent's superior strength

Definition
(verb) cause (printed matter) to transfer or smear onto another surface
Definition
(verb) create an offset in
Example Sentence
  • offset a wall

Definition
(verb) produce by offset printing
Example Sentence
  • offset the conference proceedings

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for offset

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