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offset

off·set

offset

 
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb, adjective
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: awf set
definition 1: that which provides a counterbalance or compensation.
Product output decreased due to the power outages, and now it will take a month with extended work hours to produce the offset.
synonyms:
amends, antidote, compensation, counterbalance, counterpoise, counterweight, indemnity, redress, reparation, restitution, satisfaction
similar words:
atonement, counterpoint, expiation, quid pro quo, quittance, recompense, redemption, setoff, tit for tat
definition 2: a printing process in which the impression is first inked on a rubber surface and then transferred to paper.
synonyms:
offset printing
similar words:
lithography, printing
definition 3: a segment of something that deviates from the direction or level of the whole, such as a wall recess or a bend in a pipe.
similar words:
alcove, boss, branch, niche, nub, offshoot, recess, setoff
 
part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: awf set
inflections: offset, offsets, offsetting
definition 1: to balance or compensate for.
The profits in this business offset the losses we sustained in our other business.
synonyms:
cancel, compensate, counterbalance, counterpoise, countervail, counterweigh, recompense, redeem, redress
similar words:
balance, correct, counter, counteract, equalize, even, make up, neutralize, nullify, square
definition 2: to print by the offset process.
similar words:
lithograph, print
definition 3: to make a deviation or bend in (a line or surface, a pipe, or the like).
synonyms:
recess
similar words:
accommodate, adapt, boss, branch, customize, emboss, niche, tailor
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
pronunciation: awf set
definition: to print something by offset.
similar words:
print
 
part of speech: adjective
pronunciation: awf set
definition 1: of, designating, or relating to an offset.
synonyms:
redeeming, reparative
similar words:
compensatory
definition 2: off-center or angled.
synonyms:
angled, askew, asymmetric, awry, off-center
similar words:
unbalanced