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  1. [noun] the time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"
    Synonyms: beginning, commencement, first, outset, get-go, start, kickoff, starting time, showtime

  2. [noun] a compensating equivalent
    Synonyms: counterbalance

  3. [noun] a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips
    Synonyms: stolon, runner

  4. [noun] a natural consequence of development
    Synonyms: outgrowth, branch, offshoot

  5. [noun] a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper
    Synonyms: printing

  6. [noun] structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly
    Synonyms: set-back, setoff

  7. [verb] compensate for or counterbalance; "offset deposits and withdrawals"
    Synonyms: countervail

  8. [verb] make up for; "His skills offset his opponent's superior strength"
    Synonyms: cancel, set off

  9. [verb] cause (printed matter) to transfer or smear onto another surface

  10. [verb] create an offset in; "offset a wall"

  11. [verb] produce by offset printing; "offset the conference proceedings"


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