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Definition 1: an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment - [noun denoting event]

Samples where party or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he planned a party to celebrate Bastille Day

(party is a kind of ...) a vaguely specified social event

"the party was quite an affair" "an occasion arranged to honor the president" "a seemingly endless round of social functions"

(... is a kind of party ) a party at which tea is served

(... is a kind of party ) a happy party

(... is a kind of party ) a party lasting over one or more nights at a large house

(... is a kind of party ) an elaborate party (often outdoors)

(... is a kind of party ) a party for social dancing

(... is a kind of party ) an afternoon party at which cocktails are served

(... is a kind of party ) an informal social gathering at which there is Scottish or Irish folk music and singing and folk dancing and story telling

(... is a kind of party ) (Briticism) a grand formal party on an important occasion

(... is a kind of party ) a party held on the anniversary of someone's birth

(... is a kind of party ) an uproarious party

(... is a kind of party ) a progressive whist party

Definition 2: a group of people gathered together for pleasure - [noun denoting group]

Samples where party or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she joined the party after dinner

(party is a kind of ...) a gathering for the purpose of promoting fellowship

(... is a kind of party ) a party of people at a wedding

(... is a kind of party ) a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity

(... is a kind of party ) an overnight party of girls who dress in nightclothes and pass the night talking

(... is a kind of party ) a party for women only

(... is a kind of party ) a party for men only (or one considered suitable for men only)

(... is a kind of party ) a party of friends assembled to present gifts (usually of a specified kind) to a person

"her friends organized a baby shower for her when she was expecting"

(... is a kind of party ) a party of people assembled for social interaction out of doors

(... is a kind of party ) a party of people assembled in the evening (usually at a private house)

(... is a kind of party ) a party of people assembled to celebrate moving into a new home

(... is a kind of party ) an informal party of people with hospitality for all comers

(... is a kind of party ) a formal party of people; as after a wedding

(... is a kind of party ) a party of people assembled to have dinner together

"guests should never be late to a dinner party"

(... is a kind of party ) a party of guests wearing costumes and masks

(... is a kind of party ) a party of people assembled for dancing

(... is a kind of party ) a large and noisy party of people

(... is a kind of party ) a party of former associates who have come together again

Definition 3: an organization to gain political power - [noun denoting group]

Samples where party or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level

Synonyms for party in the sense of this definition

(party is a kind of ...) a group of people who work together

(... is a kind of party ) a political party in Australia, Canada, and other nations, and formerly in Great Britain

(... is a kind of party ) a former political party in the United States; formed in 1839 to oppose the practice of slavery; merged with the Free Soil Party in 1848

(... is a kind of party ) a Trotskyist political organization in Great Britain set up in 1964 inside the Labour Party

(... is a kind of party ) the political party founded in Germany in 1919 and brought to power by Hitler in 1933

(... is a kind of party ) a former political party in the United States; formed in 1891 to advocate currency expansion and state control of railroads

(... is a kind of party ) a former political party in the United States; founded by Theodore Roosevelt during the presidential campaign of 1912; its emblem was a picture of a bull moose

(... is a kind of party ) a political party in the United States; formed in 1869 to oppose the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages

(... is a kind of party ) the younger of two major political parties in the United States; GOP is an acronym for grand old party

(... is a kind of party ) a political party in Germany and Britain (and elsewhere) founded in late 19th century; originally Marxist; now advocates the gradual transformation of capitalism into democratic socialism

(... is a kind of party ) a political party in the United States; formed in 1874 to advocate the peaceful introduction of socialism

(... is a kind of party ) a political party in the United States formed in 1900 to advocate socialism

(... is a kind of party ) a former political party in the United States; formed in 1948 by Democrats from southern states in order to oppose to the candidacy of Harry S Truman

(... is a kind of party ) a political party that supports a war

(... is a kind of party ) a former political party in the United States; formed in 1834 in opposition to the Democratic Party; advocated a loose interpretation of the Constitution and high protective tariffs

(... is a kind of party ) a political party organized in opposition to the major parties in a two-party system

(... is a kind of party ) a political party in Great Britain; formerly the Liberal Party; advocates reforms and improvement of the conditions of working people

(... is a kind of party ) a left-of-center political party formed to represent the interest of ordinary working people

(... is a kind of party ) the political party founded in 1911 by Sun Yat-sen; it governed China under Chiang Kai-shek from 1928 until 1949 when the Communists took power and subsequently was the official ruling party of Taiwan

(... is a kind of party ) a former political party in the United States; formed in 1936 in New York when labor and liberals bolted the Democratic Party

(... is a kind of party ) a former political party in the United States; active in the 1850s to keep power out of the hands of immigrants and Roman Catholics

(... is a kind of party ) a former political party in the United States; founded in 1825 in opposition to Freemasonry in public affairs

(... is a kind of party ) a militant Black political party founded in 1965 to end political dominance by Whites

(... is a kind of party ) a political party that actively advocates a communist form of government; in Communist countries it is the sole political party of the state

(... is a kind of party ) a political party (especially in Great Britain or Australia) that believes in the importance of a capitalist economy with private ownership rather than state control

(... is a kind of party ) a former political party in the United States; formed in 1859 by former Whigs who hoped to preserve the Union

(... is a kind of party ) the older of two major political parties in the United States

(... is a kind of party ) a former major political party in the United States in the early 19th century; opposed the old Federalist party; favored a strict interpretation of the constitution in order to limit the powers of the federal government

(... is a kind of party ) a former minor political party in the United States in the early 20th century

(... is a kind of party ) a major political party in the United States in the early 19th century; founded by Alexander Hamilton; favored a strong centralized government

(... is a kind of party ) a former political party in the United States; formed in 1848 to oppose the extension of slavery into the territories; merged with the Liberty Party in 1848

(... is a kind of party ) the French moderate political party that was in power (1791-1793) during the French Revolution

(... is a kind of party ) an environmentalist political party

(... is a kind of party ) a former political party in the United States; organized in 1874; opposed any reduction in the amount of paper money in circulation

(... is a kind of party ) the major political party opposed to the party in office and prepared to replace it if elected

"Her Majesty's loyal opposition"

(... is a member of party) the members of a social organization who are in power

Definition 4: a band of people associated temporarily in some activity - [noun denoting group]

Samples where party or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they organized a party to search for food
  • the company of cooks walked into the kitchen

Synonyms for party in the sense of this definition

(party is a kind of ...) an unofficial association of people or groups

"the smart set goes there" "they were an angry lot"

(... is a kind of party ) a group of soldiers on fatigue duty

(... is a kind of party ) a part of a ship's company organized for special duties ashore

(... is a kind of party ) a party of people taking a role in legal proceedings

(... is a kind of party ) a party of rescuers

(... is a kind of party ) a party of people to search for someone

(... is a kind of party ) a party of people with stretchers to carry an injured person

(... is a kind of party ) a band of warriors who raid or fight an enemy (used especially of Native Americans)

Definition 5: a person involved in legal proceedings - [noun denoting person]

Samples where party or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the party of the first part

(party is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of party ) a party who has committed a tort

(... is a kind of party ) an unknown or fictitious party to legal proceedings

(... is a kind of party ) (law) a party who is entitled to an estate in reversion

(... is a kind of party ) (law) a party to a lawsuit; someone involved in litigation

"plaintiffs and defendants are both litigants"

(... is a kind of party ) an unknown or fictitious man who is a party to legal proceedings

(... is a kind of party ) an unknown or fictitious woman who is a party to legal proceedings

(... is a kind of party ) (law) a party who interposes in a pending proceeding

(... is a kind of party ) (law) a party to a contract

(... is a kind of party ) (law) the party who makes an assignment

(... is a kind of party ) (law) the party to whom something is assigned (e.g., someone to whom a right or property is legally transferred)

(... is a kind of party ) (law) a person called into court to defend a title

(party belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Samples where party or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The students were partying all night before the exam

(party is a kind of ...) have a celebration

"They were feting the patriarch of the family" "After the exam, the students were celebrating"

(... is a kind of party ) participate in an all-night techno dance party

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