What is offset?

  • (noun): A natural consequence of development.
    Synonyms: outgrowth, branch, offshoot
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "offset":

  • (verb): Make up for.
    Example: "His skills offset his opponent's superior strength"
    Synonyms: cancel, set off
  • (verb): Produce by offset printing.
    Example: "Offset the conference proceedings"
  • (noun): A horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips.
    Synonyms: stolon, runner
  • (verb): Cause (printed matter) to transfer or smear onto another surface.
  • (verb): Create an offset in.
    Example: "Offset a wall"
  • (noun): A plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper.
    Synonyms: offset printing
  • (verb): Compensate for or counterbalance.
    Example: "Offset deposits and withdrawals"
    Synonyms: countervail
  • (noun): Structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly.
    Synonyms: set-back, setoff