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offset

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of offset

  1. 1 a force or influence that makes an opposing force ineffective or less effective a better performance this time will be an offset to last year's dismal showing Synonyms balance, canceler (or canceller), corrective, counter, counteraction, counterforce, counterpoise, counterweight, equipoise, neutralizer, counterbalanceRelated Words trade-off; ballast, weight

  2. 2 the stopping of a process or activity symptoms that were striking for their abrupt onset and their equally abrupt offset Synonyms arrest, arrestment, cease, cessation, check, close, closedown, closure, conclusion, cutoff, discontinuance, discontinuation, ending, expiration, finish, halt, lapse, end, shutdown, shutoff, stay, stop, stoppage, surcease, terminationRelated Words mop-up, phaseout; abeyance, break, interruption, layoff, letup, moratorium, pause, standstill, suspensionNear Antonyms extension, persistence, prolongationAntonyms continuance, continuation


offset

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of offset

  1. to balance with an equal force so as to make ineffective if you get a high grade on this quiz, it will offset the D from your last one Synonyms annul, cancel (out), compensate (for), correct, counteract, counterbalance, counterpoise, make up (for), negative, neutralize Related Words invalidate, negate, neuter, nullify; atone (for); outbalance, outweigh, redeem; redress, relieve, remedy; override, overrule



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