verb (used with object)
to irritate, annoy, or anger; cause resentful displeasure in:
Even the hint of prejudice offends me.
to affect (the sense, taste, etc.) disagreeably.
to violate or transgress (a criminal, religious, or moral law).
to hurt or cause pain to.
(in Biblical use) to cause to fall into sinful ways.
verb (used without object)
to cause resentful displeasure; irritate, annoy, or anger:
a remark so thoughtless it can only offend.
to err in conduct; commit a sin, crime, or fault.
to hurt the feelings, sense of dignity, etc, of (a person)
(transitive) to be disagreeable to; disgust: the smell offended him
(intransitive except in archaic uses) to break (a law or laws in general)
noun a person who violates a law again; also written re-offender Examples The reoffender will be severely punished.
noun See reoffender
verb (used with object) 1. to present for acceptance or rejection; proffer: He offered me a cigarette. 2. to propose or put forward for consideration: to offer a suggestion. 3. to propose or volunteer (to do something): She offered to accompany me. 4. to make a show of intention (to do something): We did not […]
noun 1. any of a large class of substances typically unctuous, viscous, combustible, liquid at ordinary temperatures, and soluble in ether or alcohol but not in water: used for anointing, perfuming, lubricating, illuminating, heating, etc. 2. a substance of this or similar consistency. 3. refined or crude petroleum. 4. Painting. oil color. oil painting. 5. […]