Synonyms for affair

Synonyms for (noun) affair

Synonyms: thing, affair, matter

Definition: a vaguely specified concern

Usage: several matters to attend to; it is none of your affair; things are going well

Similar words: concern

Definition: something that interests you because it is important or affects you

Usage: the safety of the ship is the captain's concern


Synonyms: social function, social occasion, occasion, affair, function

Definition: a vaguely specified social event

Usage: the party was quite an affair; an occasion arranged to honor the president; a seemingly endless round of social functions

Similar words: social event

Definition: an event characteristic of persons forming groups


Synonyms: amour, affair, affaire, intimacy, involvement, liaison

Definition: a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship

Similar words: sexual relationship

Definition: a relationship involving sexual intimacy