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set off against

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  • set off against — index contrast Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • set off against — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms set off against : present tense I/you/we/they set off against he/she/it sets off against present participle setting off against past tense set off against 1) set something off against something same as set… …   English dictionary

  • set off against — phr verb Set off against is used with these nouns as the object: ↑tax …   Collocations dictionary

  • set off against — set up this in contrast to that …   English contemporary dictionary

  • To set off against — Set Set (s[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Set}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Setting}.] [OE. setten, AS. setton; akin to OS. settian, OFries. setta, D. zetten, OHG. sezzen, G. setzen, Icel. setja, Sw. s[ a]tta, Dan. s?tte, Goth. satjan; causative from the root… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • set-off — index counterclaim, drawback Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 set off …   Law dictionary

  • Set-off — n. [Set + off.] 1. That which is set off against another thing; an offset. [1913 Webster] I do not contemplate such a heroine as a set off to the many sins imputed to me as committed against woman. D. Jerrold. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is use …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • set off — Synonyms and related words: actuate, adjoin, adorn, allocate, allot, analogize, analyze, anatomize, appoint, appropriate to, array, assign, assign to, assimilate, atomize, atone for, backfire, balance, be at cross purposes, be off, be opposed to …   Moby Thesaurus

  • set sth off against sth — Ⅰ. UK US set sth (off) against sth Phrasal Verb with set({{}}/set/ verb (setting, set, set) ► ACCOUNTING to use or record one thing, especially the cost of something, in order to reduce or remove the effect of another: »Costs of new equipment or… …   Financial and business terms

  • set sth against sth — Ⅰ. UK US set sth (off) against sth Phrasal Verb with set({{}}/set/ verb (setting, set, set) ► ACCOUNTING to use or record one thing, especially the cost of something, in order to reduce or remove the effect of another: »Costs of new equipment or… …   Financial and business terms

  • set-off — Offset Off set , n. [Off + set. Cf. {Set off}.] In general, that which is set off, from, before, or against, something; as: [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) A short prostrate shoot, which takes root and produces a tuft of leaves, etc. See Illust. of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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