Definitions for

Overview of noun offence

The noun offence has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) offense, offence, offensive

(the action of attacking an enemy)

2. offense, offence

(the team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score)

3. umbrage, offense, offence

(a feeling of anger caused by being offended; "he took offence at my question")

4. discourtesy, offense, offence, offensive activity

(a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others)

5. crime, offense, criminal offense, criminal offence, offence, law-breaking

((criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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