HyperDic: party

English > 6 senses of the word party:
NOUNgroupparty, political partyan organization to gain political power
grouppartya group of people gathered together for pleasure
groupparty, companya band of people associated temporarily in some activity
eventpartyan occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment
person partya person involved in legal proceedings
VERBsocialpartyhave or participate in a party / party
party > pronunciation
Soundspaa'rtiy
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English > party: 6 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningAn organization to gain political power.
Example"in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level"
Synonympolitical party
Member ofpolitical system, form of governmentThe members of a social organization who are in power
NarrowerAmerican Labor PartyA former political party in the United States
American Party, Know-Nothing PartyA former political party in the United States
Anti-Masonic PartyA former political party in the United States
Black PanthersA militant Black political party founded in 1965 to end political dominance by Whites
Communist PartyA political party that actively advocates a communist form of government
Conservative PartyA political party (especially in Great Britain or Australia) that believes in the importance of a capitalist economy with private ownership rather than state control
Constitutional Union PartyA former political party in the United States
Democratic-Republican PartyA former major political party in the United States in the early 19th century
Democratic PartyThe older of two major political parties in the United States
Farmer-Labor PartyA former minor political party in the United States in the early 20th century
Federalist Party, American Federalist Party, Federal PartyA major political party in the United States in the early 19th century
Free Soil PartyA former political party in the United States
GirondeThe French moderate political party that was in power (1791-1793) during the French Revolution
Green PartyAn environmentalist political party
Greenback PartyA former political party in the United States
Kuomintang, GuomindangThe political party founded in 1911 by Sun Yat-sen
Liberal Democrat PartyA political party in Great Britain
Liberal PartyA political party in Australia, Canada, and other nations, and formerly in Great Britain
Liberty PartyA former political party in the United States
Militant TendencyA Trotskyist political organization in Great Britain set up in 1964 inside the Labour Party
National Socialist German Workers' Party, Nazi PartyThe political party founded in Germany in 1919 and brought to power by Hitler in 1933
OppositionThe major political party opposed to the party in office and prepared to replace it if elected
People's Party, Populist PartyA former political party in the United States
Progressive Party, Bull Moose PartyA former political party in the United States
Prohibition PartyA political party in the United States
Republican Party, GOPThe younger of two major political parties in the United States
Social Democratic PartyA political party in Germany and Britain (and elsewhere) founded in late 19th century
Socialist Labor PartyA political party in the United States
Socialist PartyA political party in the United States formed in 1900 to advocate socialism / socialism
States' Rights Democratic Party, DixiecratsA former political party in the United States
Whig PartyA former political party in the United States
labor party, labour partyA left-of-center political party formed to represent the interest of ordinary working people
third partyA political party organized in opposition to the major parties in a two-party system
war partyA political party that supports a war / war
Broaderorganization, organisationA group of people who work together
Spanishpartido, partido político
Catalanpartit, partit polític
English > party: 6 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA group of people gathered together for pleasure.
Example"she joined the party after dinner"
NarrowerdanceA party of people assembled for dancing
dinner, dinner partyA party of people assembled to have dinner together
garden party, lawn party, fete champetreA party of people assembled for social interaction out of doors
hen partyA party / party for women only
housewarmingA party of people assembled to celebrate moving into a new home
masquerade, masquerade party, masque, maskA party of guests wearing costumes and masks
open houseAn informal party of people with hospitality for all comers
receptionA formal party of people
reunionA party of former associates who have come together again
shindig, shindyA large and noisy party of people
showerA party of friends assembled to present gifts (usually of a specified kind) to a person
slumber partyAn overnight party of girls / girls who dress in nightclothes and pass the night talking
sociable, social, mixerA party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
soireeA party of people assembled in the evening (usually at a private house)
stag party, smokerA party for men only (or one considered suitable for men only)
wedding, wedding partyA party of people at a wedding
Broadersocial gathering, social affairA gathering for the purpose of promoting fellowship
Spanishfiesta
Catalanfesta
Verbspartyhave or participate in a party / party
English > party: 6 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA band of people associated temporarily in some activity.
Example"they organized a party to search for food"
Synonymcompany
Narrowerfatigue partyA group of soldiers on fatigue duty
landing partyA part of a ship's company organized for special duties ashore
party to the action, party to the transactionA party of people taking a role in legal proceedings
rescue partyA party of rescuers
search partyA party of people to search / search for someone
stretcher partyA party of people with stretchers to carry an injured person
war partyA band of warriors who raid or fight an enemy (used especially of Native Americans)
Broaderset, circle, band, lotAn unofficial association of people or groups
Spanishcompañía, partida
Catalanbanda, companyia, partida
English > party: 6 senses > noun 4, event
MeaningAn occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment.
Example"he planned a party to celebrate Bastille Day"
Narrowerbash, do, brawlAn uproarious party / party
birthday partyA party held on the anniversary of someone's birth
bunfight, bun-fight(Briticism) a grand formal party on an important occasion
ceilidhAn informal social gathering at which there is Scottish or Irish folk music and singing and folk dancing and story telling
cocktail partyAn afternoon party at which cocktails are served
danceA party for social dancing
fete, feast, fiestaAn elaborate party (often outdoors)
house partyA party lasting over one or more nights at a large house
jollyA happy party
tea partyA party at which tea is served
whist driveA progressive whist party
Broaderaffair, occasion, social occasion, function, social functionA vaguely specified social event
Spanishcarrete, celebración, fiesta, pachanga, reventón
Catalanfesta
Verbspartyhave or participate in a party / party
English > party: 6 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningA person involved in legal proceedings.
Example"the party of the first part"
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
NarrowerJane DoeAn unknown or fictitious woman who is a party to legal proceedings
John DoeAn unknown or fictitious man who is a party to legal proceedings
Richard RoeAn unknown or fictitious party to legal proceedings
assignee(law) the party to whom something is assigned (e.g., someone to whom a right or property is legally transferred)
assignor(law) the party who makes an assignment
contractor(law) a party to a contract
intervenor(law) a party who interposes in a pending proceeding
litigant, litigator(law) a party to a lawsuit
reversioner(law) a party who is entitled to an estate in reversion
tort-feasor, tortfeasorA party who has committed a tort
vouchee(law) a person called into court to defend a title
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishparte
Catalanpart
English > party: 6 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningHave or participate in a party / party.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"The students were partying all night before the exam"
NarrowerraveParticipate in an all-night techno dance party
Broadercelebrate, feteHave a celebration
Spanishfestejar, fiestar
Nounspartyan occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment
partya group of people gathered together for pleasure

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