Synonyms of 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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Definition and meaning of romance (Dictionary)