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offense offense definition

offense


 
  Grep  of  noun  offense 
  capital  offense 
  offense 
  regulatory  offense 
  statutory  offense 
 
  Overview  of  noun  offense 
 
  The  noun  offense  has  5  senses  (first  3  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (2)  discourtesy,  offense,  offence,  offensive  activity  --  (a  lack  of  politeness;  a  failure  to  show  regard  for  others  wounding  the  feelings  or  others) 
  2.  (1)  umbrage,  offense,  offence  --  (a  feeling  of  anger  caused  by  being  offended;  "he  took  offence  at  my  question") 
  3.  (1)  misdemeanor,  misdemeanour,  infraction,  offence,  offense,  violation,  infringement  --  (a  crime  less  serious  than  a  felony) 
  4.  offense,  offence  --  (the  team  that  has  the  ball  (or  puck)  and  is  trying  to  score) 
  5.  offense,  offence,  offensive  --  (the  action  of  attacking  the  enemy) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  offense 
  offenseless 
 
  Overview  of  noun  offense 
 
  The  noun  offense  has  5  senses  (first  3  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (2)  discourtesy,  offense,  offence,  offensive  activity  --  (a  lack  of  politeness;  a  failure  to  show  regard  for  others  wounding  the  feelings  or  others) 
  2.  (1)  umbrage,  offense,  offence  --  (a  feeling  of  anger  caused  by  being  offended;  "he  took  offence  at  my  question") 
  3.  (1)  misdemeanor,  misdemeanour,  infraction,  offence,  offense,  violation,  infringement  --  (a  crime  less  serious  than  a  felony) 
  4.  offense,  offence  --  (the  team  that  has  the  ball  (or  puck)  and  is  trying  to  score) 
  5.  offense,  offence,  offensive  --  (the  action  of  attacking  the  enemy) 



offense definition