1. [ noun ] a relationship between two lovers
Synonyms: love_affair
Related terms: relationship intrigue chat_up
2. [ noun ] an exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)
Synonyms: romanticism
Related terms: quality stardust
3. [ verb ] have a love affair with
Related terms: love love_story
4. [ adjective ] relating to languages derived from Latin
Synonyms: Latin

"Romance languages"

5. [ noun ] (linguistics,Roman antiquity) the group of languages derived from Latin
Synonyms: Latinian_language Romance_language
Related terms: Latin Spanish French Portuguese Rumanian Italian rhaeto-romance haitian_creole Catalan bodice_ripper
6. [ verb ] tell romantic or exaggerated lies

"This author romanced his trip to an exotic country"

Related terms: lie
7. [ verb ] talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions
Synonyms: flirt coquet butterfly coquette philander mash dally chat_up

"The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries" "My husband never flirts with other women"

Related terms: talk wanton vamp coquette wolf flirt
8. [ verb ] make amorous advances towards
Synonyms: court woo solicit

"john is courting Mary"

Related terms: act chase display suitor love_story courtship
9. [ noun ] (writing) a story dealing with love
Synonyms: love_story
Related terms: story chat_up
10. [ noun ] (writing) a novel dealing with idealized events remote from everyday life
Related terms: novel bodice_ripper Gothic_romance
Similar spelling:   Romanize