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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

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Synonyms & Antonyms of offset (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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2 the stopping of a process or activity
  • symptoms that were striking for their abrupt onset and their equally abrupt offset

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The first known use of offset was circa 1555

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“Offset.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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