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Noun: party  paa(r)-tee
  1. An occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment
    "he planned a party to celebrate Bastille Day"
  2. An organization to gain political power
    "in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level";
    - political party
  3. A gathering of people for pleasure
    "she joined the party after dinner"
  4. A band of people associated temporarily in some activity
    "they organized a party to search for food";
    - company, posse [informal]
  5. (law) a person involved in legal proceedings
    "the party of the first part"
Verb: party  paa(r)-tee
  1. Participate in or hold a party; have fun, enjoy oneself
    "The students were partying all night before the exam"

Derived forms: parties, partying, partied

Type of: affair, band, celebrate, circle, fete, fĂȘte, function, individual, lot, mortal, occasion, organisation [Brit], organization, person, set, social affair, social function, social gathering, social occasion, somebody, someone, soul

Part of: form of government, political system

Encyclopedia: Party, Fun, Love, and Radio EP