Synonym of offset

Alternative for offset

offsets, offsetting

Synonym: balance, compensate, counteract, cushion, neutralize, soften,

Verb

To neutralize or cancel by exerting an opposite and equal force
counteract counterbalance balance neutralise neutralize counterpoise cancel out redeem countervail nullify cancel equalise equalize annul compensate for correct indemnify make up for negative equilibrize even out even up obviate redress account atone for balance out charge compensate counterpose counterweigh equal equipoise make good negate outweigh recompense requite set off allow for be equivalent make amends make amends for make restitution for square counter undo fix ballast rectify atone square up invalidate make up redress the balance equilibrate render ineffective remedy countercheck counterweight contravene tip the scales oppose amend expiate pay for turn the scale level out make the same balance up equiponderate recoup repel equal out antagonize antagonise lessen reduce stabilise right halt counterwork stabilize buck cross respond even equate level match work against go against defuse wipe out overrule overcome defeat make ineffective override subdue deactivate abrogate frustrate conquer repay set tie collate attune adjust parallel readjust accord reimburse be an antidote to remunerate mend comp satisfy pair off come out pay money to make amends to make reparation to overcompensate make restitution to propitiate appease excuse absolve forgive purge come out even square things make good for do penance do penance for put right pay one's dues make redress for make reparation for make recompense for settle repair retrieve resolve cure improve set right better ameliorate sort out make right deal with put to rights recalibrate restore dial back turn around steady firm up solve straighten out straighten avenge reform make better patch recondition fiddle with reward set to rights do justice fix up set straight reconstruct scrub overhaul go straight launder clean up put in order debug doctor emend shape up ease regulate harmonize heal relieve harmonise vindicate change revise patch up recompense for make restitution restore the balance make reparation turn over new leaf turn things around

Verb

Cause the downfall or ruin of
undo ruin undermine defeat destroy mar overturn quash subvert wreck shatter spoil sabotage scotch scupper topple upset annihilate cripple crush devastate harm impair neutralise neutralize smash squelch eradicate mess up obliterate put at risk thwart blow botch cancel out foil frustrate hamper hinder obstruct put an end to make a mess of play havoc with render ineffective foul up abate abolish break cramp craze crimp decimate demolish do for have impoverish injure louse up muck up outfox outmanoeuvre outmaneuver outsmart overreach overthrow queer raze skin stymie unbuild vitiate wrack balls up put the kibosh on blow a hole in bring down make waves screw up work against bring to naught throw a spanner in the works of throw a monkey wrench in the works of rain on someone's parade dash disrupt blight do in damage banjax dish cruel extinguish nix euchre put paid to pull down nullify total torpedo pulverize waste desolate vaporize end nuke cream quell tear down put the lid on prevent pulverise vaporise rub out blast suppress level efface make a hash of put a stop to wipe out threaten eliminate baffle balk kill erase check baulk disappoint ravage poison expunge flatten bring to an end extirpate invalidate beat trash squash knock down wreak havoc on wipe off the map take out wipe off the face of the earth terminate unsettle interfere with destabilize weaken impede circumvent crool stain cloud taint block exterminate hold up remove confound discomfit muller disfigure liquidate bulldoze put a damper on sink undercut break up destabilise bodge break down scuttle overwhelm finish off zap stop capsize dilapidate blow up checkmate outwit reduce snuff out wipe from the face of the earth blot out lay waste raze to the ground throw down negate contradict interrupt obscure attack dispatch incapacitate disturb disarrange disorganize disorder disable annul convulse delay slow retard countermove darken turn upside-down derange slow down bollix cause confusion in cause turmoil in throw into disorder throw into disarray throw into confusion cook someone's goose upset someone's apple cart abort endanger dismantle do away with put down take away hurt imperil jeopardize tarnish blemish touch intrude on cast a shadow over cast a pall over prejudice disassemble sap take the edge off take the shine off be detrimental to compromise ruinate desecrate bust take the enjoyment out of take the pleasure out of despoil ravish mangle crack wolf wipe off map blow to pieces trounce reduce to ruins blow to bits wax tear to pieces take apart put in toilet gobble up excise jeopardise deface scourge defile debilitate mutilate deplete maim fell delete be prejudicial to be disadvantageous to reduce to rubble reduce to nothing bring to nothing bring to ruin wreak havoc upon leave in ruins clean out lay in ruins leave desolate lessen minimize minimise detract demean belittle diminish bilk supplant be deleterious to crash dynamite blow down bomb spill knock to pieces cast down strike out batter tear up scatter mow down scratch out unmake scar dethrone disestablish oust depose dissolve unseat queer someone's pitch chip away triumph conquer corner gain vanquish dampen decay afflict chill explode forestall discredit glitch up contravene debar obviate snooker derail pop refute burst disprove wreak havoc with supersede invert depress rebel tumble reverse bar halt repel repress deter burst one's bubble repulse curb rattle parry nobble prove wrong restrain blank counter counterplot cross bury drive a coach and horses through blow sky-high give the lie to shoot full of holes blow out of the water put the stopper on put a spoke in someone's wheel cause setback get the better of put end to stand in the way of put the mockers on nip in the bud upset one's apple cart beat down take wind out of sails bring about the downfall of cancel slaughter massacre benothing stamp out root out clean up black out sweep away confuse crab muddle muss discompose mix up shuffle trammel jumble scramble oppose disarray dishevel tousle rumple disjoint dislocate clutter entangle root snafu upset the apple cart hang up snarl give the slip endamage hash inhibit muddy fetter muck complicate flaw mix tangle hamstring hobble bungle traverse ravel faze interfere distort cramp one's style take wind out of cross up take down play off disconcert mess spike someone's guns jumble up put a brake on get into a tangle lay waste to perplex snarl up mistake be a blot on the landscape wrench twist disfeature strew put in disarray rummage muddle up make a shambles of throw into chaos brake encumber cumber shackle handicap clog manacle handcuff stonewall freeze bork dam bind close off hog-tie cut off give a hard time short-circuit shut off get in the way of shut down saddle with chain hold back embarrass tie up get in the way discombobulate elude make of no use or value misarrange sully halt in its tracks ditch duck run circles around throw monkey wrench in shake off give the run-around skip run rings around shake throw a spanner in the works buffalo promote dodge throw a monkey wrench in the works shuffle off juke throw off muff stir up perturb psych out foul fumble ruffle blunder bloody pollute blot scratch ding rough up bend bruise shake up warp tweak rearrange meddle tamper replace turn upside down confront stifle stump dash one's hope prohibit render null and void overcome lick upset the applecart preclude arrest give the run around counteract forbid

Verb

Make thinner; weaken
dilute weaken adulterate cut thin lace mix water down doctor extend sophisticate alter cook deliquesce diffuse irrigate liquefy make weaker needle plant qualify shave spike thin out water make thinner doctor up phony up add water to take the edge off debase taint contaminate degrade vitiate attenuate corrupt defile pollute impair devalue reduce spoil deteriorate depreciate foul cheapen bastardize alloy bastardise lessen sully falsify abase denature make impure distort diminish pervert amalgamate commingle dissolve mingle infiltrate transfuse blend intermix dope load demean rarefy infect profane poison warp debauch subvert thin down deprave canker demoralize prostitute tamper with demoralise make weak make thin subtilize drug soil manipulate deacon putrefy reduce in value worsen reduce in quality interfere with mix something with something slip a Mickey Finn into fiddle with tinker with moderate temper mitigate sap disgrace shame decrease undermine blunt disempower deplete soften invalidate bestialize brutalize mongrelize brutalise mix with ruin drag down soften up mar tarnish touch blight darken stain blemish prejudice violate humiliate humble injure discredit mortify dishonour dishonor lower damage chasten sink harm smirch dehumanize desensitize shoot down destroy tear down run down dehumanise take down lower the status of slam bemean decry bring shame to detract pan cut down to size belittle put down take down a peg desensitise derogate disparage mudsling cut down cast down

Verb

To frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
counter frustrate thwart foil block check stop baffle defeat circumvent forestall bar dash nullify derail hinder impede obstruct quash scotch stymie fetter hamper prevent snooker stifle beat cripple hamstring hobble inhibit negate neutralise neutralize scupper stump annul arrest bilk buck cancel cramp crimp halt ruin put a stop to restrain counteract baulk balk curb oppose spoil outwit repress stave off ward off do for avert disappoint discomfit checkmate put paid to obviate put the kibosh on foul up hold back preclude avoid prohibit trammel restrict head off repel upset nobble stand in the way of put the stopper on cross nip in the bud counterbalance hold up put the mockers on put a spoke in someone's wheel smash retard stall anticipate crab root defend against screw up hold off shut out contravene take down cancel out repulse fend off suppress take wind out of give the slip upset the apple cart louse up upset one's apple cart deflect evade circumnavigate fix counterpoise sidestep skirt bypass interdict limit ditch juke ward forfend compensate for overturn stonewall rule out negative intercept forbid traverse elude steer clear of correct deter invalidate hang up contain debar snafu keep lid on rattle mess up make up for turn aside parry resist put an end to keep at bay cook someone's goose play off queer someone's pitch spike someone's guns get out of escape interfere with disrupt crash wreck unsettle crush confront scuttle crool banjax confound squash stave chill cool cork dam interrupt overcome lick conquer still curtail undo queer cause setback get the better of blank put end to counterplot beat down take wind out of sails bury stay withhold constrain promote dodge duck faze skip shake disconcert buffalo bollix put a brake on put the lid on eliminate remove help rebuff keep off cramp one's style upset the applecart dash one's hope shake off shuffle off give the run around catch intervene interpose foreclose interfere run circles around give the run-around run rings around halt in its tracks throw monkey wrench in render null and void get round make unnecessary throw a spanner in the works antagonize antagonise throw a monkey wrench in the works pull up shirk shun rebuke fence countervail get rid of do away with take away balance en garde shield yourself from hold at bay work against remedy balance out equilibrize counterweigh even out rectify lessen stabilise countercheck right counterwork reduce go against redress stabilize respond confuse bottle up conceal get back at defend yourself retaliate fight off push back reply fight back defend beat off control put up a fight riposte skin destroy dish pre-empt shatter divert torpedo devastate defy extinguish clobber withstand blight dampen sink preempt sabotage eschew second-guess save be beyond cease keep bring to an end get ahead of get in before provide against steal a march on put a damper on get around beat someone to it throw cold water on beat someone to the punch beat someone to the draw pour cold water on plug countermove worst finish something finish off throw estop end act against quell demolish throw a curve make an end of bring to a close attack spike hit blow encumber surpass challenge miss kill forefend triumph corner gain vanquish exceed desist discontinue bring an end to damp damage let be the end of commandeer cheat injure blast mar disadvise scare put the damper on beggar keep from happening poison be early turn off talk out of act like a wet blanket beat somebody to it be one step ahead of pick off act in advance of prepare for cut off head off at pass cloud nix euchre wreak havoc with cruel wreak havoc on guard bulwark burst one's bubble shortcut discourage screen blow a hole in bring to naught outflank cover fend outmanoeuvre shield against guard against safeguard against secure against stand up for protect against defend oneself against keep at arm's length skirt round outmaneuver preoccupy forecast delay monopolize project expect foresee envision predict find a way round monopolise end-run find a way around get past go around flee lose scape outrun body-swerve stay shy of throw off the scent be beyond someone fly weasel out of run around get away from shy escape from slip away from give the slip to run away from shuffle out of double get away finesse give somebody the slip run from give the runaround slip through the net shuck slip through someone's fingers

Noun

The ending of an activity
end cessation stoppage termination halt close finish discontinuation stop ending conclusion arrest discontinuance closure shutdown expiration cease lapse arrestment closedown cutoff shutoff surcease stay check interruption suspension stopping closing break desistance pause intermission halting freeze breaking off winding up ceasing respite expiry standstill finishing failure rest interval disruption abeyance hiatus abandonment breather downtime layoff break-off cutting short screaming halt grinding halt severance breakdown separation disjunction adjournment let-up desuetude alternation remission concluding time-out recess gap discontinuity withdrawal folding cloture blackout suppression curtailment shutting time off blockage obstruction hindrance inhibition shutting down closing down staying prevention restraint delay checking stalling restraining dissolution wind-up cancellation completion abortion finis cesser period issue curtains cut-off result kiss-off outcome consequence payoff terminus finale windup ballgame breakup effect cancelation wrap-up cut-off point interlude end of the line deadlock stalemate impasse logjam gridlock standoff letup stand Mexican standoff breathing space time out screeching halt lull wait stopover full stop interregnum interim dead end culmination breathing spell moratorium holdup checkmate breath latency entr'acte stand-off hold-up spell hold denouement consummation lag dead stop endgame homestretch capper layover grand finale coffee break mop-up postponement hiccup interstice parenthesis hiccough resolution quiescence doldrums dormancy block obstacle truce lacuna abeyancy reprieve smoko stop-off holdback holding pattern embargo hesitation deferment draw hitch five caesura repose deferral suspense wash disconnection impediment climax snarl-up holding catch-22 winding-up holiday vacation time break in your journey leave intermezzo retardation lapse of time stall jam epilogue wrap coda ten peroration detention epilog prorogation execution dead heat happy hour fulfilment accomplishment achievement curtain retardment slack fulfillment ado end of the road traffic jam tie-up time wasted time lag period of waiting limit fix tie pausing disturbance restriction buildup quiescency port of call half-way house intrusion blind alley disbarment disbandment winter vacay relief occlusion complete stop sojourn visit lessening slackening brick wall roadblock relaxation episode discontinuing rupture division rift split disuniting breach outro eventuality wall slowness blow short break hols bitter end meanwhile idyll meantime hole schoolie determination retirement desisting remaining terminating deterring final thoughts upshot realization realisation temporary cessation of business day off temporary closure cessation of business sit-down inaction omega perfection lunch break disjointedness tea break disconnectedness end result closing stages bottom line last word final word sign-off last part deliverance discharge release exculpation leisure pardon acquittal protraction forgiveness immunity ease level toss-up beat freedom finalization incoherence immobilization stagnation inactivity fruition hush silence pausation stillness comma pigeonholing shelving rescheduling ban prohibition pause in the action staging post showdown collision dénouement death disunion setback communication breakdown liquidation finalisation breathing room spare time free time tabling mothballing break off rest period awkward moment time to burn time to kill lack of unity cutout lack of coherence last stage last even money time on one's hands hangup detainment final part final stage sewing up final act even game photo finish drawn battle paralysis immobilisation encumbrance curb polishing off armistice deep freeze cold storage suspended animation run-in cross-purposes retard fetter interference snag carrying over bind trammel problem filibuster grace period showstopper putting back putting off peace ceasefire treaty waiting period cooling-off period clog congestion snarl backup bottleneck barrier tailback détente cease-fire sig alert wind-down agreement reconciliation accord de-escalation amnesty terms detente cessation of hostilities olive branch temporary peace peace treaty white flag peaceful solution suspension of hostilities

Noun

The act or process of indemnifying, preserving, or securing against loss, damage, or penalty
indemnification compensation recompense restitution reparation indemnity redress remuneration requital damages satisfaction reimbursement amends recoupment repayment atonement quittance payment reprisals reward settlement remittance consideration reprisal pay salary wage fee stipend allowance earnings reciprocity honorarium profit payoff benefit gain advantage bonus bread counterclaim coverage defrayal deserts meet premium reckoning remittal salt scale setoff shake take take-home meed comp guerdon solatium claim costs return retribution income emolument wages retaliation proceeds expiation revenue refund hire quid pro quo take-home pay paycheck justice penalty revenge packet profits vengeance propitiation takings remedy penance punishment payback pay envelope reciprocation fees emoluments redemption yield restoration judgement net gross commission reparations judgment apology bounty fine rectification rebate award handout price dues forfeiture gross pay comeback lucre defrayment interest net pay returns squaring things benefits cash nemesis measure for measure tit for tat poetic justice just deserts eye for an eye money vindication remediation retainer charge penitence forfeit replacement substitution reinstatement perquisites perks pickings accrual gate accruement blood money mulct damage making good rate something in return barter salvo alimony advance pension pay-off sum annuity down support subsidy portion amortization amortisation outlay expense part acquittal lex talionis tooth for a tooth insurance gains fate protection give-back discharge kickback give-up acquittance discount consolation something returned doom sanction sentence means incomings receipts cure aid help ease relief ruling money back Doomsday assistance correction dividend rewards turnover determination conviction punition decree verdict assurance security handouts absolution amendment renewal reworking remodelling rehabilitation reformation conciliation offsetting reestablishment change remodeling revision repair balancing remission attrition cash flow money received drawings harvest bottom line take home royalty avails dividends assets livelihood gravy rule condemnation pittance perquisite bacon stipendium day of retribution last judgment judgment day day of judgment what is coming to someone compunction purgation revanche measure counterblow comeuppance avenging avengement cover rap decision pronouncement due reward an eye for an eye an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth just reward retributive justice self-abasement self-mortification self-punishment self-flagellation hand-outs punitive action

Noun

Lack of similarity or lack of likeness in appearance to something else
dissimilarity difference discrepancy disparity distinction dissimilitude unlikeness divergence heterogeneity incomparability contrast diversity unrelatedness differences disparateness distinctness deviation disagreement distance distinctiveness diverseness incongruity inconsistency nonuniformity non-uniformity otherness polarity variance variation alterity discord discordance dissemblance divarication divergency inconsonance separation severance inequality nonconformity incompatibility contradiction contrariety departure particularity unconformity imbalance separateness conflict gap discrepance unevenness disproportion irregularity contradistinction singularity opposition peculiarity uniqueness discreteness differentiation individuality clash diversion discongruity idiosyncrasy incongruousness imparity mismatch contrariness anomaly aberration fluctuation differential gulf nonconformance shift digression lack of congruence individualism originality identity selfhood incongruence antithesis breach variety dissonance diversification nonagreement oneness segregation exception alteration singleness irreconcilability rarity selfness selfdom ipseity singularness independence seity deflection character change variability eccentricity oddity temper humour makeup habit complexion way humor air disposition temperament manner unity nature split characteristic asymmetry division unalikeness unorthodoxness comparison detour divagation demarcation contraposition bad fit bad match lack of similarity specialness mutation tension friction detachment otherhood oddness strangeness apartness unsuitability discordancy illogicality noncongruence dissociation distinguishment personality misalliance modification disharmonism metamorphosis transformation revision dissembling dissimulation bifurcation mismarriage disaccord contradictoriness paradox miscalculation error chasm schism oppugnancy repugnancy yin yang self-identity differentness specialty speciality divide far cry forking fork divaricating disproportionateness lack of accord changeability varying self fine line dividing line parting of the ways lack of harmony wide area of difference turning crotch disagreeing ramification radiation isolation seclusion privacy sequestration bias solitude inequity solitariness aloneness displacement break tolerance insulation secludedness preferentiality discrimination difference of opinion inequation turn swerve departure from the norm curve break in routine abnormality incommensurateness unequivalence lack of balance disconnectedness rift rupture alienation scission disunion estrangement dichotomy parting divorce dissension disaffection break-up straying uncommonness disunity falling-out withdrawal exclusivity partition oppositeness deviance abyss lopsidedness veering quarrel duality unorthodoxy transgression unsuitableness bust-up antagonism freak dispute antinomy quirk hostility souring disgruntlement cleavage oddment unfriendliness rambling wandering turning away monosemy malfunction insufficiency decay inappropriateness delimitation hiatus inharmoniousness disjunction inadequacy lapse dysfunction discernment delineation fractionalization dissolution amount of difference divorcement altercation misunderstanding trichotomy inaptness absurdity bizarreness trouble fight fractionation antonymy disruption mistake aberrancy extraneousness indifference irreconcilable difference sundering remoteness telling the difference dualism misproportion unfairness partiality coolness cutting off diverting lack of consistency multifariousness duplexity doubleness monstrosity monster setting against breaking off shortcoming one-sidedness top-heaviness unconventionality innovation novelty deviancy freakishness unusualness distortion misfit variableness antipathy withholding embitteredness hereticism freak of nature glitch outlier turning aside declination antagonization exemption allowance lack of relation anomalism special case dispensation privilege perquisitor lack of proportion ambivalence leave leaving disassociation removal distancing breakup multiplicity heterogeneousness miscellaneousness manifoldness many-sidedness assortment variousness confutation contravention aporia antilogy latest thing last word branching off in thing branching out new wrinkle biformity oxymoron ambiguity defiance disputation flaw bucking contradiction in terms challenge variegation disharmony secession strife dyad complement drifting apart

Antonym of offset

offset Idiom, Proverb

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