Associations to the word «Offense»
OFFENSE, noun. The act of offending:
OFFENSE, noun. A crime or sin
OFFENSE, noun. An affront, insult or injury.
OFFENSE, noun. The state of being offended or displeased; anger; displeasure.
OFFENSE, noun. (team sports) (often ) A strategy and tactics employed when in position to score; contrasted with defense.
OFFENSE, noun. (team sports) (often ) The portion of a team dedicated to scoring when in position to do so; contrasted with defense.
OFFENSE, noun. A lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others.
OFFENSE, noun. A feeling of anger caused by being offended; "he took offence at my question".
OFFENSE, noun. (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes".
OFFENSE, noun. The team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score.
OFFENSE, noun. The action of attacking an enemy.
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