After two years, the middle-class cuts would also expire unless Congress paid for them with offsetting savings or tax increases.
When it comes to offsetting the negativity of disgust, does pride really work just as well as serenity?
But as the economy strengthens, interest rates will rise, offsetting some of the recovery's beneficial effect on the deficit.
1550s, "act of setting off" (on a journey, etc.), from off + set (adj.). Meaning "something 'set off' against something else, a counterbalance" is from 1769; the verb in this sense is from 1792. As a type of printing, in which the inked impression is first made on a rubber roller then transferred to paper, it is recorded from 1906.
A shoot that develops laterally at the base of a plant, often rooting to form a new plant. Many succulents and cacti are propagated by removing offsets and planting them elsewhere. See more at vegetative reproduction.