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Definition of Party

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.

Party Quotations

I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.
Ron White

In great contests each party claims to act in accordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be wrong.
Abraham Lincoln

A peace is of the nature of a conquest; for then both parties nobly are subdued, and neither party loser.
William Shakespeare

Often it does seem such a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat.
Mark Twain

Every December, I host a tree-trimming party. I serve chili with cornbread and lots of good wine. It's a wonderful party, and it shows how much adults like to play.
Maya Angelou
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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

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