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romance

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Adjective romance has 1 sense
  1. Romance, Latin - relating to languages derived from Latin; "Romance languages"
Noun romance has 5 senses
  1. love affair, romance - a relationship between two lovers
    --1 is a kind of relationship
    --1 has particulars: intrigue
    Derived forms: verb romance3, verb romance2, verb romance1
  2. romanticism, romance - an exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)
    --2 is a kind of quality
    --2 has particulars: stardust
    Derived form: verb romance4
  3. Romance, Romance language, Latinian language - the group of languages derived from Latin
    --3 is a kind of Latin
    --3 has particulars:
     Haitian Creole; Italian; French; Portuguese; Spanish; Catalan; Rhaeto-Romance, Rhaeto-Romanic; Romanian, Rumanian
  4. love story, romance - a story dealing with love
    --4 is a kind of story
    Derived forms: verb romance3, verb romance2, verb romance1
  5. romance - a novel dealing with idealized events remote from everyday life
    --5 is a kind of
    novel
    --5 has particulars: Gothic romance; bodice ripper
    Derived form: verb romance4
Verb romance has 4 senses
  1. woo, court, romance, solicit - make amorous advances towards; "John is courting Mary"
    --1 is one way to act, move
    Derived forms: noun romance4, noun romance1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot romance Sue
  2. romance - have a love affair with
    --2 is one way to
    love
    Derived forms: noun romance4, noun romance1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot romance Sue
  3. chat up, flirt, dally, butterfly, coquet, coquette, romance, philander, mash - talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions; "The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"; "My husband never flirts with other women"
    --3 is one way to talk, speak
    Derived forms: noun romance4, noun romance1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  4. romance - tell romantic or exaggerated lies; "This author romanced his trip to an exotic country"
    --4 is one way to
    lie
    Derived forms: noun romance5, noun romance2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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