matter, affair, thing (noun)
a vaguely specified concern
"several matters to attend to"; "it is none of your affair"; "things are going well"
affair, affaire, intimacy, liaison, involvement, amour (noun)
a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
affair, occasion, social occasion, function, social function (noun)
a vaguely specified social event
"the party was quite an affair"; "an occasion arranged to honor the president"; "a seemingly endless round of social functions"
That which is done or is to be done; matter; concern; business of any kind, commercial, professional, or public; often in the plural.
Any proceeding or action which it is wished to refer to or characterize vaguely.
An action or engagement not of sufficient magnitude to be called a battle.
A material object (vaguely designated).
An adulterous relationship. (from affaire de cur.)
An affair is a sexual relationship or a romantic friendship or passionate attachment between two people.