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Definitions of offend

  1. strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. act in disregard of laws and rules; "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised me ego" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. cause to feel resentment or indignation; "Her tactless remark offended me" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. To displease. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. To strike against; to attack; to assail. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To displease; to make angry; to affront. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To be offensive to; to harm; to pain; to annoy; as, strong light offends the eye; to offend the conscience. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To transgress; to violate; to sin against. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To oppose or obstruct in duty; to cause to stumble; to cause to sin or to fall. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To displease or make angry; vex or annoy; pain or shock. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. To transgress; to sin; as, to offend against the law; do anything displeasing; as, in what way have I offended?. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. To displease or make angry: to affront: (B.) to cause to sin. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. To sin: to cause anger: (B.) to be made to sin. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. To affront; displease. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. To give offence; violate law. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. To affront. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. To sin against. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. To transgress laws. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. Offender. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. To displease; to make angry; to shock; to pain or annoy; to transgress or violate; to cause to stumble or sin. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  22. To sin; to be seandalized. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  23. To pain; to annoy; to displease; to affront; to sin; to cause dislike or anger; to commit transgression. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  24. of-fend', v.t. to displease or make angry: to do harm to: to affront: (B.) to cause to sin.--v.i. to sin: to cause anger: (B.) to be made to sin.--n. OFFENCE', any cause of anger or displeasure: an injury: a crime: a sin: affront: assault.--adjs. OFFENCE'FUL (Shak.) giving offence or displeasure: injurious; OFFENCE'LESS (Milt.), unoffending: innocent.--ns. OFFEND'ER, one who offends or injures: a trespasser: a criminal:--fem. OFFEND'RESS; OFFENSE', &c., same as OFFENCE, &c.--adj. OFFENS'IVE, causing offence, displeasure, or injury: used in attack: making the first attack.--n. the act of the attacking party: the posture of one who attacks.--adv. OFFENS'IVELY.--n. OFFENS'IVENESS.--OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE, requiring all parties to make war together, or to defend each other if attacked.--GIVE OFFENCE, to cause displeasure; TAKE OFFENCE, to feel displeasure, be offended. [Fr.,--L. ob, against, fend[)e]re, to strike.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  25. Stumble morally, do amiss, transgress, (against law, decency, person, &c.); whence offender n., offending a.; wound feelings of, anger, cause resentment or disgust in, outrage, (am sorry you are offended; o. her delicacy, my sense of justice), whence offendedly adv. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary

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