(noun, adjective, verb, adverb)


1. (obsolete, except in compounds) Divided; in part.

2. (heraldry) Parted or divided, as in the direction or form of one of the ordinaries.

- an escutcheon party per pale


1. (obsolete) Partly.


1. an organization to gain political power

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

Definition categories: group, organisation, organization

2. a group of people gathered together for pleasure

- she joined the party after dinner

Definition categories: group

3. a band of people associated temporarily in some activity

- they organized a party to search for food

Similar word(s): company

Definition categories: group, band, circle, lot, set

4. an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment

- he planned a party to celebrate Bastille Day

Definition categories: event, affair, function, occasion

5. a person involved in legal proceedings

- the party of the first part

Definition categories: person, individual, mortal, somebody, someone, soul

Sentences with party as a noun:

- The contract requires that the party of the first part pay the fee.

- He is a queer party.

- I can't possibly be a party to that kind of reckless behaviour.

- The green party took 12% of the vote.

- The settlers were attacked early next morning by a scouting party.

- I'm throwing a huge party for my 21st birthday.

- We're expecting a large party from the London office.

- Tupperware party;  lingerie party


1. have or participate in a party

- The students were partying all night before the exam

Definition categories: social, celebrate, fete

Sentences with party as a verb:

- If you want to beat that monster, you should party with a healer.