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1. offshoot

noun. ['ˈɔfˌʃuːt'] a natural consequence of development.

Synonyms

  • event
  • consequence
  • result
  • outcome
  • issue
  • effect
  • outgrowth
  • upshot
  • offset

Antonyms

  • tributary
  • distributary
  • insignificance
  • inconsequence

Etymology

  • off- (English)
  • of- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • shoot (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Offshoot

  • crapshoot
  • overshoot
  • parachute

Example sentences of the word offshoot


1. Noun, singular or mass
Cut carefully so you do not cut away any parent or damage the offshoot.

2. Adjective
During the week there are various offshoot performances and impromptu jams in the restaurants and bars around town.

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