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Synonyms for offenceof·fence

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Wiktionary

  1. offencenoun

    Antonyms:
    defence

  2. offencenoun

    Antonyms:
    defence

  3. offencenoun

    Antonyms:
    defence

  4. offencenoun

    Antonyms:
    defence

  5. offencenoun

    Antonyms:
    defence

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. offence

    Synonyms:
    attack, sin, crime, umbrage, transgression, crime, misdeed, injury, wrong, affront, outrage, insult, trespass, indignity, misdemeanor

    Antonyms:
    defence, innocence, guiltlessness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. offense, offence, offensivenoun

    the action of attacking an enemy

    Synonyms:
    offense, criminal offence, criminal offense, umbrage, discourtesy, offensive, offensive activity, crime, law-breaking

    Antonyms:
    defence, defending team, defense

  2. offense, offencenoun

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

    Synonyms:
    offense, criminal offence, criminal offense, umbrage, discourtesy, offensive, offensive activity, crime, law-breaking

    Antonyms:
    defense, defence, defending team

  3. umbrage, offense, offencenoun

    a feeling of anger caused by being offended

    "he took offence at my question"

    Synonyms:
    offense, law-breaking, criminal offense, discourtesy, offensive, umbrage, offensive activity, crime, criminal offence

    Antonyms:
    defense, defending team, defence

  4. discourtesy, offense, offence, offensive activitynoun

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

    Synonyms:
    offense, criminal offense, umbrage, rudeness, discourtesy, offensive, disrespect, criminal offence, offensive activity, crime, law-breaking

    Antonyms:
    defense, defence, defending team

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

    (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act

    "a long record of crimes"

    Synonyms:
    offense, criminal offence, criminal offense, discourtesy, offensive, umbrage, offensive activity, crime, law-breaking

    Antonyms:
    defense, defence, defending team

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. offencenoun

    Synonyms:
    [Written also Offense.] attack, assault, aggression, onset (as in the expression weapons of offence)

  2. offencenoun

    Synonyms:
    displeasure, anger, indignation, wrath

  3. offencenoun

    Synonyms:
    injury, injustice, affront, wrong, insult, indignity, outrage

  4. offencenoun

    Synonyms:
    trespass, transgression, misdeed, delinquency, misdemeanor, crime, sin

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How to use offence in a sentence?

  1. John Key:

    There's always lots of horsing around and sort of practical jokes and that's all there really was to it, ...I realized she had actually taken offence because it was all in the context of a bit of banter that was going on and so I obviously immediately apologized for that.

  2. Moshe Yaalon:

    There have certainly arisen questions here that should be worked out between us and the Americans, between the administration and Congress, we have no intention of causing offence. We have no intention of causing harm.

  3. Georges Clémenceau:

    On September 17, 1914, Erzberger, the well-known German statesman, an eminent member of the Catholic Party, wrote to the Minister of War, General von Falkenhayn, We must not worry about committing an offence against the rights of nations nor about violating the laws of humanity. Such feelings today are of secondary importance? A month later, on October 21, 1914, he wrote in Der Tag, If a way was found of entirely wiping out the whole of London it would be more humane to employ it than to allow the blood of A SINGLE GERMAN SOLDIER to be shed on the battlefield!

  4. Randy Dick:

    Based on the legal advice that was given a decision was made to charge Mr. Gavin Hapgood for the offence of manslaughter.

  5. Dustin Johnson:

    No offence to the Olympics, but I'd rather be on the Ryder Cup team.

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