offense vs offence : Common Errors in English

About offense vs offence

No offense meant, but if I spell offense as offence, I would still be right, for offence is only a variant of offense.

offense Meaning(s)

  • (n) the team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score
  • (n) the action of attacking an enemy
  • (n) a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others
  • (n) a feeling of anger caused by being offended
  • (n) (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act

offence Meaning(s)

  • (n) the action of attacking an enemy
  • (n) the team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score
  • (n) a feeling of anger caused by being offended
  • (n) a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others
  • (n) (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act

offense in News

  1. Washington Redskins 2013 Offense Will Look Like Washington Redskins 2012 Offense

    ASHBURN, Va. -- Washington has no plans to change their offense despite Robert Griffin III's surgically repaired right knee that kept the quarterback out all spring and might keep him sidelined through the start of training camp on July 25.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Huffington Post

  2. Joe Flacco says Ravens' offense ahead of the curve

    Offense finished 16th in total offense last season As far as Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is concerned, the offense is already far ahead of the learning curve.        
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Baltimore Sun

  3. Offense reaches 10 early

    Kris Olugbode smashed his way into the end zone for the offense’s 10th touchdown and coach Paul Petrino blew his whistle, signaling the conclusion of Idaho’s third spring scrimmage. The 10-touchdown mark has been Petrino’s standard ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The Argonaut

offence in News

  1. Bulgaria's Naimova could face life ban for doping

    SOFIA (Reuters) - European indoor sprint champion Tezdzhan Naimova could face a life ban from athletics after a second doping offence in four years, the head of the Bulgarian federation said on Tuesday. Dobri Karamarinov said the 26-year-old tested positive for the banned steroid drostanolone at the European indoor championship in Gothenburg in March. Naimova, who won the gold medal in the 60 ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Athletics-Bulgaria's Naimova could face life ban for doping

    SOFIA, June 11 (Reuters) - European indoor sprint champion Tezdzhan Naimova could face a life ban from athletics after a second doping offence in four years, the head of the Bulgarian federation said on Tuesday. Dobri Karamarinov said the 26-year-old tested positive for the banned steroid drostanolone at the European indoor championship in Gothenburg in March. Naimova, who won the gold medal in ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Singapore Jails Third Lebanese for Accepting Sexual Bribe

    A Singapore court jailed a Lebanese referee for six months on Tuesday for accepting sexual favours to fix a football game, a day after two fellow countrymen were jailed for the same offence amid an international investigation into football corruption.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: New York Times

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