|1.||[ verb ] compensate for or counterbalance|
"offset deposits and withdrawals"
|Related terms:||balance counterbalance|
|2.||[ verb ] make up for|
"His skills offset his opponent's superior strength"
|Related terms:||balance counteract counterbalance|
|3.||[ noun ] (botany) a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips|
|4.||[ noun ] (business) a compensating equivalent|
|Related terms:||compensation compensate cancel|
|5.||[ noun ] (printing) a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper|
|Related terms:||printing letterset_printing photo-offset_printing|
|6.||[ noun ] the time at which something is supposed to begin|
|Synonyms:||beginning start outset first kickoff showtime get-go starting_time commencement|
"they got an early start" "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"
|Related terms:||end middle point threshold birth incipiency terminus_a_quo begin begin originate inaugurate|
|7.||[ noun ] a natural consequence of development|
|Synonyms:||branch offshoot outgrowth|
|8.||[ verb ] (printing) produce by offset printing|
"offset the conference proceedings"
|9.||[ verb ] create an offset in|
"offset a wall"
|Related terms:||make set_back|
|10.||[ verb ] cause (printed matter) to transfer or smear onto another surface|
|11.||[ noun ] structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly|
|Synonyms:||setoff set-back set_back|