Student Thesaurus

One entry found for offend.
Entry Word: offend
Function: verb
Text: 1 to commit an offense <since this is the first time you've offended, we'll let you off lightly>
Synonyms err, sin, transgress, trespass
Related Words breach, break, infringe, violate; backslide, lapse
Phrases break the law, fall from grace
Near Antonyms forgive, justify; repent
2 to cause hurt feelings or deep resentment in <the visitor unintentionally offended his hosts terribly by failing to compliment them on the meal> -- see INSULT