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Definitions of offset:

part of speech: verb transitive

To balance; to compensate for.

part of speech: verb transitive

In accounts, to place against as an equivalent.

part of speech: noun

A young shoot or branch that takes root; a thing, as a pipe, whose course is swerved to avoid an obstacle; anything set off as an equivalent or compensation for something else.

part of speech: noun

A sum or account placed as an equivalent for another; a young shoot or bulb separated from the parent root; a flat on a hillside; in land- measuring, a perpendicular from the main line to an outlying point.

part of speech: verb

To set off, as one account against another.

part of speech: noun

In accounts, a sum or value set off against another as an equivalent: a young shoot or bulb: a terrace on a hillside: ( arch.) a horizontal ledge on the face of a wall: in surveying, a perpendicular from the main line to an outlying point.

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