"romances" in the noun sense
1. love affair, romance
a relationship between two lovers
2. romanticism, romance
an exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)
3. Romance, Romance language, Latinian language
the group of languages derived from Latin
4. love story, romance
a story dealing with love
a novel dealing with idealized events remote from everyday life
"romances" in the verb sense
1. woo, court, romance, solicit
make amorous advances towards
"John is courting Mary"
have a love affair with
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"
tell romantic or exaggerated lies
"This author romanced his trip to an exotic country"
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