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  Definition of offset
  1. structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly
  2. a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper
  3. a natural consequence of development
  4. a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips
  5. a compensating equivalent
  6. the time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"
  7. produce by offset printing; "offset the conference proceedings"
  8. create an offset in; "offset a wall"
  9. cause (printed matter) to transfer or smear onto another surface
  10. make up for; "His skills offset his opponent''s superior strength"
  11. compensate for or counterbalance; "offset deposits and withdrawals"
Similar Words: set-back, setoff, offset printing, outgrowth, branch, offshoot, stolon, runner, counterbalance, beginning, commencement, first, outset, get-go, start, kickoff, starting time, showtime, cancel, set off, countervail

 

Hyponyms: photo-offset printing, photo-offset, letterset printing, birth, incipiency, incipience, terminus a quo, starting point, threshold, counteract, countervail, neutralize, counterbalance

 

Derivational Morphology: cancel, set off, countervail, counteract, neutralize, counterbalance, compensate, correct, even out, even off, even up, inaugurate, kick off, start, take up, start up, embark on, commence, originate, initiate, begin, lead off, get down, get, start out, set about, set out, offset printing, set-back, setoff

 

Anagrams: setoff

 

 
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