HyperDic: romance

English > 10 senses of the word Romance / romance:
NOUNstateromance, love affaira relationship between two lovers
attributeromance, romanticisman exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)
communicationRomance, Romance language, Latinian languagethe group of languages derived from Latin
communicationromance, love storya story dealing with love
communicationromancea novel dealing with idealized events remote from everyday life
ADJECTIVEpertRomance, Latinrelating to languages derived from Latin
VERBsocialromance, woo, court, solicitmake amorous advances towards
emotionromancehave a love affair with
communicationromance, chat up, flirt, dally, butterfly, coquet, coquette, philander, mashtalk / talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions
communicationromancetell romantic or exaggerated lies
Romance / romance > pronunciation
Soundsrowmae'ns; row'maens
Rhymesadvance ... trance: 20 rhymes with aens...
English > Romance: 10 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to languages derived from Latin.
SynonymLatin
Spanishlatina, romance, románica, románico
Catalanllatina, romanç, romànic, romànica
AdjectivesLatinrelating to people or countries speaking Romance languages
NounsRomancethe group of languages derived from Latin
English > romance: 10 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA relationship between two lovers.
Synonymlove affair
NarrowerintrigueA clandestine love affair
BroaderrelationshipA state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection)
Spanishamorío, aventura, idilio, ligue, romance
Catalanaventura, flirt, idil·li, relació amorosa
Adjectivesromanticexpressive of or exciting sexual love or romance
Verbsromancetalk / talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions
romancehave a love affair with
romancemake amorous advances towards
English > romance: 10 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningAn exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure).
Synonymromanticism
NarrowerstardustA dreamy romantic or sentimental quality
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Spanishromanticismo
Catalanromanticisme
Verbsromancetell romantic or exaggerated lies
English > Romance: 10 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningThe group of languages derived from Latin.
SynonymsRomance language, Latinian language
NarrowerCatalanThe Romance language spoken in Catalonia in eastern Spain (related to Spanish and Occitan)
FrenchThe Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France
GalicianA language spoken in Galicia in northwestern Spain
Haitian CreoleA creole language spoken by most Haitians
ItalianThe Romance language spoken in Italy
PortugueseThe Romance language spoken in Portugal and Brazil
Rhaeto-Romance, Rhaeto-RomanicRomance dialects spoken in parts of southeastern Switzerland and northern Italy and the Tyrol
Romanian, RumanianAn eastern Romance language spoken in Romania
SpanishThe Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain
BroaderLatinAny dialect of the language of ancient Rome
Spanishlengua romance, lengua románica, romance
Catalanllengua romànica
AdjectivesRomance, Latinrelating to languages derived from Latin
English > romance: 10 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA story dealing with love.
Synonymlove story
BroaderstoryA piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events
Spanishromance
Verbsromancetalk / talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions
romancehave a love affair with
romancemake amorous advances towards
English > romance: 10 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningA novel dealing with idealized events remote from everyday life.
NarrowerGothic romanceA romance that deals with desolate and mysterious and grotesque events
bodice ripperA romantic novel containing scenes in which the heroine is sexually violated
BroadernovelAn extended fictional work in prose
Spanishnovela romántica
Catalannovel·la romàntica
Adjectivesromanticnot sensible about practical matters
Verbsromancetell romantic or exaggerated lies
English > romance: 10 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningmake amorous advances towards.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot romance Sue
Synonymswoo, court, solicit
Narrowerchase, chase afterpursue someone sexually or romantically
displayattract attention by displaying some body part or posing
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishcortejar, festejar, galantear
Catalancortejar, estar promès, fer la cort, festejar, galantejar, sortir
Nounsromancea story dealing with love
romancea relationship between two lovers
English > romance: 10 senses > verb 2, emotion
MeaningHave a love affair with.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot romance Sue
BroaderloveBe enamored or in love with
Nounsromancea story dealing with love
romancea relationship between two lovers
English > romance: 10 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningtalk / talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymschat up, flirt, dally, butterfly, coquet, coquette, philander, mash
NarrowervampAct seductively with (someone)
wantonEngage in amorous play
Broadertalk, speakExchange thoughts
Spanishcoquetear, flirtear
Catalancoquetejar, flirtar, flirtejar
Nounsromancea story dealing with love
romancea relationship between two lovers
English > romance: 10 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningtell romantic or exaggerated lies.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"This author romanced his trip to an exotic country"
Broaderlietell an untruth
Spanishcontar cuentos, fantasear, novelar
Nounsromancean exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)
romancea novel dealing with idealized events remote from everyday life

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