HyperDic: offset

English > 11 senses of the word offset:
VERBstativeoffset, countervailcompensate for or counterbalance / counterbalance
stativeoffset, cancel, set offmake up for
possessionoffsetcause (printed matter) to transfer or smear onto another surface
creationoffsetcreate an offset in
creationoffsetproduce by offset printing
NOUNtimeoffset, beginning, commencement, first, outset, get-go, start, kickoff, starting time, showtimethe time at which something is supposed to begin
possessionoffset, counterbalancea compensating equivalent
plantoffset, stolon, runnera horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips
phenomenonoffset, outgrowth, branch, offshoota natural consequence of development
communicationoffset, offset printinga plate makes an inked impression on a rubber / rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper
artifactoffset, set-back, setoffstructure where a wall or building narrows abruptly
offset > pronunciation
Soundsaofseh't; ao'fseh.t
Rhymesabet ... yet: 108 rhymes with eht...
English > offset: 11 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe time at which something is supposed to begin.
Synonymsbeginning, commencement, first, outset, get-go, start, kickoff, starting time, showtime
NarrowerbirthThe time when something begins (especially life)
incipiency, incipienceBeginning to exist or to be apparent
terminus a quo, starting pointEarliest limiting point
thresholdThe starting point for a new state or experience
Broaderpoint, point in timeAn instant of time
Oppositeend, endingThe point in time at which something ends
middleTime between the beginning and the end of a temporal period
Spanishcomienzo, inicio, principio, umbral
Catalancomençament, inici, primeria, primer, principi
English > offset: 11 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningA compensating equivalent.
Synonymcounterbalance
BroadercompensationSomething (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)
Spanishcompensación, contrapeso, desbalance, equivalencia, medida de contrapeso
Verbsoffsetmake up for
offsetcompensate for or counterbalance / counterbalance
English > offset: 11 senses > noun 3, plant
MeaningA horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips.
Synonymsstolon, runner
Broaderplant organA functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus
Spanishestolón
Catalanestoló
English > offset: 11 senses > noun 4, phenomenon
MeaningA natural consequence of development.
Synonymsoutgrowth, branch, offshoot
Broaderconsequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshotA phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
Spanishvástago
English > offset: 11 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningA plate makes an inked impression on a rubber / rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper.
Synonymoffset printing
Narrowerletterset printingimage is transferred from a relief type plate to a roller
photo-offset printing, photo-offsetA method of offset printing using photomechanical plates
Broaderprinting, printing processreproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
Spanishimpresión offset, offset
Catalanoffset, òfset
Verbsoffsetproduce by offset printing
offsetcause (printed matter) to transfer or smear onto another surface
English > offset: 11 senses > noun 6, artifact
Meaningstructure where a wall or building narrows abruptly.
Synonymsset-back, setoff
Broaderstructure, constructionA thing constructed
Spanishcompensación, retallo
Verbsoffsetcreate an offset in
English > offset: 11 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningcompensate for or counterbalance / counterbalance.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"offset deposits and withdrawals"
Synonymcountervail
Broaderbalance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibriseBring into balance or equilibrium
Spanishcompensar, contrarrestar
Nounsoffseta compensating equivalent
English > offset: 11 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningMake up for.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"His skills offset his opponent's superior strength"
Synonymscancel, set off
Narrowercounteract, countervail, neutralize, counterbalanceOppose and mitigate the effects of by contrary actions
Broaderbalance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibriseBring into balance or equilibrium
Spanishanular, compensar, contrarrestar
Nounsoffseta compensating equivalent
English > offset: 11 senses > verb 3, possession
MeaningCause (printed matter) to transfer or smear onto another surface.
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroadertransferMove from one place to another
Nounsoffseta plate makes an inked impression on a rubber / rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper
English > offset: 11 senses > verb 4, creation
Meaningcreate an offset in.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"offset a wall"
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Nounsoffsetstructure where a wall or building narrows abruptly
English > offset: 11 senses > verb 5, creation
Meaningproduce by offset printing.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"offset the conference proceedings"
Broaderprint, impressReproduce by printing
Nounsoffseta plate makes an inked impression on a rubber / rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper

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