Verb offend has 4 senses
  1. pique, offend - cause to feel resentment or indignation; "Her tactless remark offended me"
    --1 is one way to anger
    Derived form: noun offence3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  2. transgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, break - act in disregard of laws and rules; "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"
    --2 is one way to disrespect
    Derived forms: noun offender1, noun offence5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. shock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall, outrage - strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"
    --3 is one way to disgust, revolt, nauseate, sicken, churn up
    Sample sentences:
    The bad news will offend him
    The performance is likely to offend Sue
  4. hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite - hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised me ego"
    --4 is one way to arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke
    Derived form: noun offence4
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot offend Sue