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Another word for affair

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Noun
  1. Something to be done, considered, or dealt with

      1. An object or entity that is not or cannot be named specifically:
      2. An individual object, especially an inanimate object:
      3. A creature:
      1. That which occupies space and has mass; physical substance.
      2. A type of such substance:
      3. Discharge or waste, such as pus or feces, from a living organism.
      1. The activity of buying and selling commodities, products, or services:
      2. The amount or volume of this activity:
      3. The variety of this activity in which a person is engaged:
    See also:

    thing

  2. A large or important social gathering

      1. To strike with a heavy, crushing blow:
      2. To beat or assault severely:
      3. To criticize (another) harshly, accusatorially, and threateningly:
      1. To perform or execute; carry out:
      2. To fulfill the requirements of:
      3. To perform the tasks or behaviors typically associated with (something), especially as part of one's character or normal duties:
      1. An evening party or reception.
      1. A social gathering especially for pleasure or amusement:
      2. A group of people who have gathered to participate in an activity:
      3. A group of soldiers selected for a duty or mission:
      1. An event or happening, or the time of an event or happening:
      2. A significant event, especially a large or important social gathering:
      3. A favorable or appropriate time or juncture:
      1. A festive occasion, especially a lavish social event or entertainment.
      2. An athletic competition, especially a swimming contest.
      3. Marked by lavish or festive celebration:
      1. A person's role or occupation:
      2. The physiological activity of an organ or body part:
      3. A procedure within an application.
      1. A festival or feast.
      2. An elaborate, often outdoor entertainment.
      3. An elaborate party.
      1. A joyous feast, holiday, or celebration; a festival.
      2. The joy and merriment of a festival or celebration.
      3. The proceedings or events of a festival.
      1. the act or an instance of celebrating
      2. that which is done to celebrate
  3. Something that concerns or involves one personally

      1. The act of observing or keeping watch.
      2. A high place or structure commanding a wide view, used for observation.
      3. One who keeps watch.
      1. To have to do with or relate to:
      2. To be of interest or importance to:
      3. To engage the attention of; involve:
      1. The activity of buying and selling commodities, products, or services:
      2. The amount or volume of this activity:
      3. The variety of this activity in which a person is engaged:
    See also:

    relevant

  4. An intimate sexual relationship between two people

      1. A love affair:
      2. Ardent emotional attachment or involvement between people; love:
      3. A strong, sometimes short-lived attachment, fascination, or enthusiasm for something:
      1. An intimate sexual relationship or episode between lovers.
      2. A strong enthusiasm:
      1. A strong feeling of affection and concern toward another person, as that arising from kinship or close friendship.
      2. A strong feeling of affection and concern for another person accompanied by sexual attraction.
      3. A feeling of devotion or adoration toward God or a god.
      1. A love affair, especially an illicit one.
    See also:

    sex

    love

Another word for affair

Noun
  1. Business; often plural

      1. A task or venture undertaken:
      2. The action of beginning a task or venture:
      3. A guaranty, pledge, or promise:
      1. A piece of work assigned or done as part of one's duties.
      2. A difficult or tedious undertaking:
      3. A function to be performed; an objective:
      1. The act of assigning:
      2. Something, such as a task, that is assigned:
      3. A position or post of duty to which one is assigned:
      1. A special assignment given to a person or group:
      2. A combat operation assigned to a person or military unit.
      3. An aerospace operation intended to carry out specific program objectives:
      1. A state of curiosity or concern about or attention to something:
      2. Something, such as a quality, subject, or activity, that evokes this mental state:
      3. Regard for one's own benefit or advantage; self-interest:
      1. A community or territory over which a sovereign rules; a kingdom.
      2. An area or sphere, as of knowledge or activity:
      1. A territory governed as an administrative or political unit of a country or empire.
      2. A division of territory under the jurisdiction of a metropolitan.
      3. Areas of a country situated away from the capital or population center.
      1. A regular activity performed in exchange for payment, especially as one's trade, occupation, or profession:
      2. A position of employment:
      3. A task that must be done:
      1. A social, legal, or moral requirement, such as a duty, contract, or promise, that compels one to follow or avoid a particular course of action:
      2. The constraining power of a promise, contract, law, or sense of duty:
      3. A document in which a person binds himself or herself to undertake or refrain from doing a particular act.
      1. The act or an instance of chasing or pursuing:
      2. The act of striving to gain or accomplish something:
      3. An activity, such as a vocation or hobby, engaged in regularly.
      1. An occupation or career:
      2. An occupation, such as law, medicine, or engineering, that requires considerable training and specialized study.
      3. The body of qualified persons in an occupation or field:
      1. An activity that serves as one's regular source of livelihood; a vocation.
      2. An activity engaged in especially as a means of passing time; an avocation.
      3. The act or process of holding or possessing a place.
      1. The act of employing.
      2. The state of being employed.
      3. The work in which one is engaged; occupation.
      1. An inner urge or a strong impulse, especially one believed to be divinely inspired.
      2. An occupation, profession, or career.
      1. The state of being active.
      2. Energetic action or movement; liveliness.
      3. A specified pursuit in which a person partakes.
      1. The act or process of operating or functioning.
      2. The state of being operative or functional:
      3. A process or series of acts involved in a particular form of work:
      1. A course of action; a procedure.
      2. A sequence of events occurring at a particular place or occasion:
      3. A record of business carried on by a society or other organization; minutes.
      1. The act of transacting or the fact of being transacted.
      2. Something transacted, especially a business agreement or exchange.
      3. Communication involving two or more people that affects all those involved; personal interaction:
      1. A person's role or occupation:
      2. The physiological activity of an organ or body part:
      3. A procedure within an application.
      1. A place in which business, clerical, or professional activities are conducted.
      2. The administrative personnel, executives, or staff working in such a place:
      3. A subdivision of a governmental department:
      1. A sentence, phrase, or gesture that seeks information through a reply.
      2. A subject or point that is under discussion or open to controversy:
      3. A matter of concern or difficulty; a problem:
      1. An object or entity that is not or cannot be named specifically:
      2. An individual object, especially an inanimate object:
      3. A creature:
      1. a fact or event accompanying another, either incidentally or as an essential condition or determining factor
      2. any happening or fact; event
      3. conditions surrounding and affecting a person, esp. financial conditions
      1. An instance or occurrence of a particular kind or category:
      2. An occurrence of a disease or disorder:
      3. A set of circumstances or a state of affairs; a situation:
      1. Being in a position or in circumstances that place one under the power or authority of another or others:
      2. Prone; disposed:
      3. Likely to incur or receive; exposed:
      1. The subject of a speech, essay, thesis, or discourse.
      2. A subject of discussion or conversation.
      3. A subdivision of a theme, thesis, or outline.
      1. An act or a course of action that is required of one by position, social custom, law, or religion:
      2. Required action or service:
      3. Active military service:
      1. That which occupies space and has mass; physical substance.
      2. A type of such substance:
      3. Discharge or waste, such as pus or feces, from a living organism.
      1. The state, quality, or fact of being responsible.
      2. Something for which one is responsible; a duty, obligation, or burden.
      1. The activity of buying and selling commodities, products, or services:
      2. The amount or volume of this activity:
      3. The variety of this activity in which a person is engaged:
      1. To have to do with or relate to:
      2. To be of interest or importance to:
      3. To engage the attention of; involve:
  2. An illicit love affair

  3. Party

    See also:

    party

  4. A thing or event

      1. A particular occurrence, especially one of minor importance.
      2. An event in a narrative or drama.
      3. A usually violent or disruptive occurrence, especially one that precipitates a larger crisis:
      1. An instance or occurrence of a particular kind or category:
      2. An occurrence of a disease or disorder:
      3. A set of circumstances or a state of affairs; a situation:
      1. That which occupies space and has mass; physical substance.
      2. A type of such substance:
      3. Discharge or waste, such as pus or feces, from a living organism.
      1. The action, fact, or instance of occurring:
      2. Something that takes place; an event or incident: