Found 3 items, similar to party.
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n 1: an organization to gain political power; “in 1992 Perot
tried to organize a third party at the national level”
[syn: political party
2: an occasion on which people can assemble for social
interaction and entertainment; “he planned a party to
celebrate Bastille Day”
3: a band of people associated temporarily in some activity;
“they organized a party to search for food”
; “the company
of cooks walked into the kitchen”
4: a group of people gathered together for pleasure; “she
joined the party after dinner”
5: a person involved in legal proceedings; “the party of the
v : have or participate in a party; “The students were partying
all night before the exam”
English → English
(p[aum]r"t[y^]), n.; pl. Parties
(p[aum]r"t[i^]z). [F. parti and partie, fr. F. partir to
part, divide, L. partire, partiri. See Part
1. A part or portion. [Obs.] “The most party of the time.”
2. A number of persons united in opinion or action, as
distinguished from, or opposed to, the rest of a community
or association; esp., one of the parts into which a people
is divided on questions of public policy.
Win the noble Brutus to our party. --Shak.
The peace both parties want is like to last.
3. A part of a larger body of company; a detachment;
especially (Mil.), a small body of troops dispatched on
4. A number of persons invited to a social entertainment; a
select company; as, a dinner party; also, the
entertainment itself; as, to give a party.
5. One concerned or interested in an affair; one who takes
part with others; a participator; as, he was a party to
the plot; a party to the contract.
6. The plaintiff or the defendant in a lawsuit, whether an
individual, a firm, or corporation; a litigant.
The cause of both parties shall come before the
judges. --Ex. xxii. 9.
7. Hence, any certain person who is regarded as being opposed
or antagonistic to another.
If the jury found that the party slain was of
English race, it had been adjudged felony. --Sir J.
8. Cause; side; interest.
Have you nothing said
Upon this Party 'gainst the Duke of Albany? --Shak.
9. A person; as, he is a queer party. [Now accounted a
Note: “For several generations, our ancestors largely
employed party for person; but this use of the word,
when it appeared to be reviving, happened to strike,
more particularly, the fancy of the vulgar; and the
consequence has been, that the polite have chosen to
leave it in their undisputed possession.”
(Law), a jury composed of different parties, as
one which is half natives and half foreigners.
, a partisan. --Swift.
, a factious and unreasonable temper, not
uncommonly shown by party men. --Whately.
, a joint verdict. --Shak.
(a) (Arch.) A wall built upon the dividing line between
two adjoining properties, usually having half its
thickness on each property.
(b) (Law) A wall that separates adjoining houses, as in a
block or row.
Partly. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
, a. [F. parti divided, fr. partir to divide. See
, v., and cf. Partite
1. (Her.) Parted or divided, as in the direction or form of
one of the ordinaries; as, an escutcheon party per pale.
2. Partial; favoring one party; partisan.
I will be true judge, and not party. --Chaucer.
. See under Charter