Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun romance

5 senses of romance

Sense 1
love affair, romance -- (a relationship between two lovers)
       => relationship -- (a state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection); "he didn't want his wife to know of the relationship")

Sense 2
romanticism, romance -- (an exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure))
       => quality -- (an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare)

Sense 3
Romance, Romance language, Latinian language -- (the group of languages derived from Latin)
       => Latin -- (any dialect of the language of ancient Rome)

Sense 4
love story, romance -- (a story dealing with love)
       => story -- (a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events; "he writes stories for the magazines")

Sense 5
romance -- (a novel dealing with idealized events remote from everyday life)
       => novel -- (an extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb romance

4 senses of romance

Sense 1
woo, court, romance, solicit -- (make amorous advances towards; "John is courting Mary")
       => act, move -- (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel")

Sense 2
romance -- (have a love affair with)
       => love -- (be enamored or in love with; "She loves her husband deeply")

Sense 3
chat up, flirt, dally, butterfly, coquet, coquette, romance, philander, mash -- (talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions; "The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"; "My husband never flirts with other women")
       => talk, speak -- (exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words")

Sense 4
romance -- (tell romantic or exaggerated lies; "This author romanced his trip to an exotic country")
       => lie -- (tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive; "Don't lie to your parents"; "She lied when she told me she was only 29")

Similarity of adj romance

1 sense of romance

Sense 1
Romance, Latin -- (relating to languages derived from Latin; "Romance languages")

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