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Definition of "reoffend" [reoffend]

  • To offend again; especially after receiving punishment or treatment (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "reoffend" in a sentence
  • "So if you can help someone become employable and reduce the chance they are going to reoffend, that is in the crime victim's interest."
  • "The assumptions underlying the statutes are that sex offenders are particularly likely to reoffend, which is why they are singled out from all other categories of criminals for registration and notification, and that informing the community will better enable potential victims to take precautions."
  • "The treatment programs weren't perfect because "a lot of the Saudis went back to reoffend again," he said."