Synonyms of affair in English:

affair


See definition of affair

noun

1‘what my mum does in her spare time is her affair’

SYNONYMS

business, concern, matter, responsibility, province, preserve, interest

problem, worry, lookout

informal pigeon, funeral, headache, baby, bailiwick

2affairs‘they aren't worried about their financial affairs’

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transactions, concerns, matters, activities, dealings, undertakings, ventures, proceedings

business, field, sphere

informal goings-on, doings

3‘this is a truly shocking affair’

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event, incident, happening, occurrence, phenomenon, eventuality, episode, interlude, circumstance, set of circumstances, adventure, experience, case, matter, business, thing

proceedings

4‘I heard there were to be fireworks—it'll be a grand affair’

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party, celebration, function, reception, gathering, soirée, event, social event, occasion, social occasion

informal do, rave, bash, get-together, blowout

British informal rave-up, thrash, knees-up, beanfeast, beano, bunfight, jolly

5‘the director and his secretary were having an affair’

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relationship, love affair, romance, fling, flirtation, dalliance, liaison, entanglement, romantic entanglement, involvement, attachment, affair of the heart, intrigue

relations

affaire, affaire de cœur, affaire du cœur, amour

informal hanky-panky

British informal carry-on