What is the noun for offense?

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  1. The act of offending:
    1. a crime or sin
    2. an affront, insult or injury.
  2. The state of being offended or displeased; anger; displeasure.
  3. (team sports) A strategy and tactics employed when in position to score; contrasted with defense.
  4. (team sports) The portion of a team dedicated to scoring when in position to do so; contrasted with defense.
  5. Synonyms:
    1. strike, blitzkrieg, indignity, umbrage, miff, outrage, slur, resentment, put-down, onset, raid, dig, affront, pique, charge, insult, huff, slight, attack, offensive, attempt, aggression, rush, descent, barb, onslaught, blitz, assault, peeve, poke, trespass, name, dart, epithet, error, gird, sarcasm, diss, violation, malefaction, dis, misdeed, slap, transgression, personality, misdoing, crime, lawbreaking, brickbat, cut
  1. (countable, military) An attack.
  2. (uncountable) The posture of attacking or being able to attack.
  3. Synonyms:
    1. attack, charge, assault, raid, onslaught, push, drive, campaign, offence, strike, blitz, rush, invasion, foray, incursion, sortie, aggression, descent, sally, thrust, attempt, offense, blitzkrieg, onset, storming, assailment, coup de main, act of war, act of aggression
  1. The act of committing an offence.
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