offend

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offend ˈfɛnd/ verb
offends; offended; offending
offend
ˈfɛnd/
verb
offends; offended; offending
Learner's definition of OFFEND
: to cause (a person or group) to feel hurt, angry, or upset by something said or done
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to be unpleasant to (someone or something)
[no object] formal : to do wrong : to be against what people believe is acceptable or proper often + against
[no object] formal : to commit a crime
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