balance or compensate for
"they got an early start"
"she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"
"offset deposits and withdrawals"
"His skills offset his opponent's superior strength"
"offset a wall"
"offset the conference proceedings"
In human action, against the spasm of energy we offset the continuity of drill.
出自： R. W. Emerson
The debit balances..would be offset by the credit balances.
出自： L. Namier
The negative beginning..had been somewhat offset by the positive end.
出自： G. Huntington