Definition of offsetting:
Synonyms for offsetting:
- counteracting (part of speech: verb)
- recompensing (part of speech: verb)
- restitution (part of speech: noun)
- compensating (part of speech: verb)
That the present rendering falls far below the lucid French of the original, the translator is well aware; he trusts, however, that the indulgent reader will take into account the good intent as offsetting in part, at least, the numerous shortcomings of this version.- "Essay on the Creative Imagination", Th. Ribot.
One such plan is prepared for each extraordinary emergency or disaster, likely to occur, detailing the probable effects of the emergency on the jurisdiction and the actions to be taken in offsetting these effects.- "An Assessment of the Consequences and Preparations for a Catastrophic California Earthquake: Findings and Actions Taken Prepared By Federal Emergency Management Agency", Various.
- "The Plum Tree", David Graham Phillips.