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See definition of romance on Dictionary.com
  • nounlove affair
  • nounfanciful story or narrative
  • nounadventure, flight of fancy

synonyms for romance

  • affair
  • amour
  • attachment
  • courtship
  • enchantment
  • fascination
  • fling
  • flirtation
  • intrigue
  • liaison
  • love
  • passion
  • relationship
  • affair of the heart
  • love story
See also synonyms for: romancer
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antonyms for romance

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  • hate
  • hatred
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How to use romance in a sentence

Suddenly this generally sweet supporting romance took on a weirdly toxic dynamic.
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The Lunchbox is a gentle romance between two people who communicate through food.
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There are new novels waiting for you in October, mysteries for cold, dark nights, and romances to put you in the mood.
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While it may have some romance, it’s not intriguing to your average millennial, who is poised to be the next generation of donors for hundreds of nonprofits.
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When it comes to romance, many people like to think they have a “type,” and they know what it is.
YOUR ROMANTIC IDEALS DON’T PREDICT WHO YOUR FUTURE PARTNER WILL BE - ISSUE 88: LOVE & SEXALICE FLEERACKERSAUGUST 5, 2020NAUTILUS
A simple errand and promenade,--and yet she felt herself to be steeped in the romance of an adventure!
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
The brilliant imaginative mind has woven it into romance, making its colors brighter still with the sunlight of inspired phantasy.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
The story of the romance of their lives, being widely rumored, greatly enhanced the interest with which they were welcomed.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
A sort of animal romance was stirred within her, and she began to feel strongly excited.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
He was one of the most daring, brave and intrepid officers of the army, and his adventures almost border on romance.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ROMANCE

  • affaire
  • amour
  • carrying-on
  • extracurricular activity
  • fling
  • goings-on
  • hanky-panky
  • intimacy
  • intrigue
  • liaison
  • love
  • playing around
  • relationship
  • rendezvous
  • romance
  • thing together
  • two-timing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.