Definitions of party

  1.   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"
  2.   A part of a larger body of company; a detachment; especially ( Mil.), a small body of troops dispatched on special service.
  3.   A part of a greater number of persons: a faction: a company met for a particular purpose: an assembly: one concerned in any affair: a single individual spoken of: ( mil.) a detachment.
  4.   A small detachment, as of soldiers.
  5.   Hence, any certain person who is regarded as being opposed or antagonistic to another.
  6.   A person interested, as in a contract or a lawsuit; any person.
  7.   A part or portion.
  8.   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.
  9.   Parted or divided, as in the direction or form of one of the ordinaries; as, an escutcheon party per pale.
  10.   Cause; side; interest.
  11.   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.
  12.   Partial; favoring one party.
  13.   A person; as, he is a queer party.
  14.   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.
  15.   an organization to gain political power; " in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level"
  16.   That concerns not the whole; in her., used with reference to the division of a field or charge.
  17.   have or participate in a party; " The students were partying all night before the exam"
  18.   a person involved in legal proceedings; " the party of the first part"
  19.   Partly.
  20.   A body of persons united for a common purpose, as political ascendency.
  21.   A number of persons united in opinion or design in opposition to others belonging to the same body or community; a faction; one concerned or interested in an affair; one of two litigants; a particular person- but improperly so applied; a cause or a side; a select company or assembly; a small detachment of troops drawn from the main body.
  22.   an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment; " he planned a party to celebrate Bastille Day"
  23.   The plaintiff or the defendant in a lawsuit, whether an individual, a firm, or corporation; a litigant.
  24.   A number of persons united for a particular purpose; as, a political party; faction; one concerned in an affair, cause, or side; as, a party to a suit; a small body of troops sent to do some special service; as, a scouting party; a social gathering assembled by invitation; a select company.
  25.   Number of persons united for some purpose or interest; assembly; one concerned in any affair.
  26.   A social company.
  27.   Belonging to a party and not to the whole: consisting of different parties, parts, or things: ( her.) parted or divided.
  28.   A person, corporation or other legal entity that files a lawsuit ( the plaintiff or petitioner) or defends against one ( the defendant or respondent).
  29.   based upon or representing political parties; " party politics"; " party leaders"
  30.   a group of people gathered together for pleasure; " she joined the party after dinner"
  31.   A number of persons united in opinion or design; one of two litigants; one concerned in an affair; side; a distinct person; a select company; a detachment of troops.
  32.   Divided into parts or of different parties.

Quotes of party

  1. I am for peace, retrenchment and reform, the watchword of the great Liberal Party thirty years ago. – John Bright
  2. But always I was a private citizen whose activities in government or political party were appointive. – Jane Byrne
  3. I am getting frustrated by the fact that we have been out of office for eight years. I desperately want to lead the Conservative Party to make quicker progress back into power. – Kenneth Clarke
  4. My purpose was to get leave to bring my party into the settlements in order to outfit and to obtain the supplies that had now become necessary. – John Charles Fremont
  5. I travel around the world constantly promoting my projects and endorsing products. Yes, I do get paid to go to parties; in fact, I'm the person who started the whole trend of paid appearances. But when you see me at a party I'm always working or promoting something. – Paris Hilton
  6. I remember once when I told Lindsay Anderson at a party that acting was just a sophisticated way of playing cowboys and Indians he almost had a fit. – John Hurt
  7. There is nothing likely to get you a bigger headline than attacking your own party – Michael Laws
  8. Nationalizing businesses, nationalizing banks, is not a solution for the democratic party it's the objective. – Rush Limbaugh
  9. When BP was not moving fast enough on claims, we told BP to set aside $20 billion in a fund- managed by an independent third party to help all those whose lives have been turned upside down by the spill. – Barack Obama
  10. If the Soviet Union let another political party come into existence, they would still be a one -party state, because everybody would join the other party – Ronald Reagan
  11. I met a hustler at a dinner party He had been invited because I was looking for an adviser to help me with the street scenes. So we put him on the film. – John Schlesinger
  12. The Democratic party of Florida has put a temperance plank in its platform and the Republican party of every state would nail that plank in their platform if they thought it would carry the election. – Billy Sunday
  13. Debate is almost non -existent and no one is apparently accountable to anybody apart from their political party bosses. It is bad news for democracy in this country. – Helen Suzman
  14. The ideals of the party were close to me, and I have tried to adhere to those principles all my life. In essence, they are the same as in the Ten Commandments in the Bible. I will never change my convictions. – Valentina Tereshkova
  15. I have the greatest sympathy with the growth of the socialist party I think they understand the evils that surround us and hammer them into people's minds better than we Liberals. – Charles E. Trevelyan

Usage examples for party

  1. There was a lady in the party an' something in her face, when she spoke to me, put me in mind o' Na'mi, an' I remembered I was a married man. ” – The Delectable Duchy by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  2. Miss Floyd's party is put off till next week. ” – Marriage à la mode by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  3. Remember, Daughter, that you were party to this plan, aye, that it sprang from your far- seeing mind. ” – The Virgin of the Sun by H. R. Haggard
  4. And then the party got under way in some sort of order. ” – The King's Stratagem and Other Stories by Stanley J. Weyman
  5. He kept his party up to their work. ” – The True Citizen, How To Become One by W. F. Markwick, D. D. and W. A. Smith, A. B.
  6. “ Is them boys and girls the party – The Widow O'Callaghan's Boys by Gulielma Zollinger
  7. Perhaps her story of the party at a friend's house was true, after all. ” – Every Man for Himself by Hopkins Moorhouse
  8. “ I believe it is a war party – Three Sioux Scouts by Elmer Russell Gregor
  9. Then Wilbur went back to the party and gave them a hand to get started. ” – The Boy With the U. S. Foresters by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  10. “ I said that was a pity, but that room must be found for my party – A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil by T. R. Swinburne
  11. Got an extry boy in this party ain't we? ” – The Dual Alliance by Marjorie Benton Cooke
  12. Perhaps he knew what they were, better than any of the party – The Boy Hunters by Captain Mayne Reid
  13. “ Mr. Sand, you lead me to suspect that you belong to the party of Ultramontanes. ” – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  14. He was that set on interviewin' this here party but Lor', he'd give him to you, same's himself. ” – Captivating Mary Carstairs by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  15. The party was now at home. ” – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett
  16. “ I'll take the party said Barry eagerly. ” – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  17. Now tell me how long was the prisoner at the wedding party – The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope
  18. When the party moved from Portray, he was to go up to London and see his lawyer. ” – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  19. “ A party of English soldiers came into this lady's house. ” – Stories of American Life and Adventure by Edward Eggleston
  20. There was a party at the adjutant's, she knew. ” – Campaigning with Crook and Stories of Army Life by Charles King

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