Synonyms of offset


1. beginning, commencement, first, outset, get-go, start, kickoff, starting time, showtime, offset, point, point in time

usage: 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"

2. counterbalance, offset, compensation

usage: a compensating equivalent

3. stolon, runner, offset, plant organ

usage: a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips

4. outgrowth, branch, offshoot, offset, consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot

usage: a natural consequence of development

5. offset, offset printing, printing, printing process

usage: a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper

6. set-back, setoff, offset, structure, construction

usage: structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly


1. offset, countervail, balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise

usage: compensate for or counterbalance; "offset deposits and withdrawals"

2. cancel, offset, set off, balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise

usage: make up for; "His skills offset his opponent's superior strength"

3. offset, transfer

usage: cause (printed matter) to transfer or smear onto another surface

4. offset, make, create

usage: create an offset in; "offset a wall"

5. offset, print, impress

usage: produce by offset printing; "offset the conference proceedings"

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Definition and meaning of offset (Dictionary)