Bedeutung von "offset" - als Fremdsprache


verb [ T ] uk us /ˌɒfˈset/ (present participle offsetting, past tense and past participle offset)

If one thing offsets another thing, it has the opposite effect and so creates a more balanced situation:

[ often passive ] The costs have been offset by savings in other areas.

(Definition von "offset" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)