English

Detailed Synonyms for offence in English

offence:

offence [the ~] noun, British

  1. the offence
    the offence; the delict; the misbehaviour; the misdemeanour; the criminal offence; the crime; the misdemeanor; the offense; the misbehavior
  2. the offence
    the offence; the injury; the hurt; the offense
  3. the offence
    the violation of the law; the crime; the transgression; the offence; the offense
  4. the offence
    the offence
  5. the offence
    – (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act 1
    the offence; the crime; the criminal offence; the criminal offense; the law-breaking; the offense
    – (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act 1
  6. the offence
    – the action of attacking an enemy 1
    the offence; the offensive; the offense
    – the action of attacking an enemy 1
  7. the offence
    – a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others 1
    the offence; the discourtesy; the offense; the offensive activity
    – a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others 1
  8. the offence
    – a feeling of anger caused by being offended 1
    the offence; the umbrage; the offense
    – a feeling of anger caused by being offended 1
    • offence [the ~] noun, British
      • he took offence at my question1
    • umbrage [the ~] noun
    • offense [the ~] noun, American
  9. the offence
    – the team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score 1
    the offence; the offense
    – the team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score 1

offence British

  1. offence
    offence; offense
  2. offence
    offence; fault; offense
  3. offence
    offence; sin; offense

Alternate Synonyms for "offence":


Antonyms for "offence":


Related Definitions for "offence":

  1. (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act1
  2. the action of attacking an enemy1
  3. a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others1
  4. a feeling of anger caused by being offended1
    • he took offence at my question1
  5. the team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score1

Related Synonyms for offence



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