Definitions of "offset"
  1. The counteracting of one claim or amount against another to bring about an equilibrium
  2. The act of diminishing or calculating a figure by considering its relation to a different figure
How to use "offset" in a sentence
  1. The defendant used an offset to balance the charges placed against him with his financial investment in the project.
  2. Due to their substantial charitable donations, they were able to offset a portion of their taxable income.
  3. The loss from the sale of the property was offset by the profit generated from their investment portfolio.

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