English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'liaison'

(noun) 
Definition
communication and cooperative contact between groups
Liaison between the police and the art world is vital to combat art crime.
Synonyms
contact
She'd built up a number of business contacts over the years.
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communication
The problem is a lack of real communication between you.
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connection
I no longer have any connection with my ex-husband's family.
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(noun) 
She acts as a liaison between patients and staff.
Synonyms
intermediary
She wanted him to act as an intermediary in the dispute.
, ,
hook-up
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go-between
He will act as a go-between to try and work out an agenda.
(noun) 
Definition
a secretive or adulterous sexual relationship
She embarked on a liaison with a noted society figure.
Synonyms
affair
A married male supervisor was carrying on an affair with a colleague.
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romance
a holiday romance
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intrigue
She detected her husband in an intrigue with a co-worker.
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fling
She had a fling with him 30 years ago.
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love affair
That was the beginning of their whirlwind love affair
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amour
This meaningful amour had gone horribly wrong.
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entanglement
a romantic entanglement
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illicit romance

Additional synonyms

in the sense of amour
Definition
a secret love affair
This meaningful amour had gone horribly wrong.
Synonyms
in the sense of communication
Definition
the exchange of information, ideas, or feelings
The problem is a lack of real communication between you.
in the sense of connection
I no longer have any connection with my ex-husband's family.

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