Definitions of "offense"
  1. An action that breaks the law
  2. A purposeful act that is illegal and results in harm to another person, for which the law requires the person who committed the act to pay for the damage
How to use "offense" in a sentence
  1. The jury found the defendant guilty of the offense.
  2. The plaintiff sued the defendant for damages resulting from the offense.
  3. The judge sentenced the perpetrator to five years in prison for the offense.

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