Associations to the word «Offence»


OFFENCE, noun. British spelling standard spelling of offense.

Dictionary definition

OFFENCE, noun. The action of attacking an enemy.
OFFENCE, noun. The team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score.
OFFENCE, noun. A feeling of anger caused by being offended; "he took offence at my question".
OFFENCE, noun. A lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others.
OFFENCE, noun. (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes".

Wise words

The chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words.