Synonyms for romance


1. love affair, romance, relationship
usage: a relationship between two lovers
2. romanticism, romance, quality
usage: an exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)
3. Romance, Romance language, Latinian language, Latin
usage: the group of languages derived from Latin
4. love story, romance, story
usage: a story dealing with love
5. romance, novel
usage: a novel dealing with idealized events remote from everyday life


1. woo, court, romance, solicit, act, move
usage: make amorous advances towards; "John is courting Mary"
2. romance, love
usage: have a love affair with
3. chat up, flirt, dally, butterfly, coquet, coquette, romance, philander, mash, talk, speak
usage: talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions; "The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"; "My husband never flirts with other women"
4. romance, lie
usage: tell romantic or exaggerated lies; "This author romanced his trip to an exotic country"


1. Romance, Latin
usage: relating to languages derived from Latin; "Romance languages"
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