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Noun: romance  row'man(t)s or 'row,man(t)s
  1. A relationship between two lovers
    - love affair
  2. An exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)
    - romanticism
  3. A story dealing with love
    - love story
  4. A novel dealing with idealized events remote from everyday life
Verb: romance  row'man(t)s or 'row,man(t)s
  1. Make amorous advances towards
    "John is romancing Mary";
    - woo, court, solicit
  2. Have a love affair with
  3. Talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions
    "The guys always try to romance the new secretaries";
    - chat up [Brit, informal], flirt, dally, coquet [rare], philander, mash [archaic]
  4. Tell romantic or exaggerated lies
    "This author romanced his trip to an exotic country"
Adjective: Romance  row'man(t)s or 'row,man(t)s
  1. Relating to languages derived from Latin
    "Romance languages";
    - Latin
Noun: Romance  row'man(t)s or 'row,man(t)s
  1. The group of languages derived from Latin
    - Romance language, Latinian language

Derived forms: romancing, romanced, romances

Type of: act, Latin, lie[2], love, move, novel, quality, relationship, speak, story, talk

Encyclopedia: Romance, WV