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Definition of Party


  1. A part or portion.
  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.
  3. A part of a larger body of company; a detachment; especially (Mil.), a small body of troops dispatched on special service.
  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.
  7. Hence, any certain person who is regarded as being opposed or antagonistic to another.
  8. Cause; side; interest.
  9. A person; as, he is a queer party.
  10. Parted or divided, as in the direction or form of one of the ordinaries; as, an escutcheon party per pale.
  11. Partial; favoring one party.
  12. Partly.
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Party Translations

party in Afrikaans is party
party in Dutch is leden, aanhang
party in Finnish is juhla
party in German is Partie, Gesellschaft, Party
party in Italian is partito
party in Portuguese is partido
party in Spanish is acogida, banderia, fiesta