A party is a gathering of people who have been invited by a host for the purposes of socializing, conversation, recreation, or as part of a festival or other commemoration of a special occasion. A party will typically feature food and beverages, and often music and dancing or other forms of entertainment. In many Western countries, parties for teens and adults are associated with drinking alcohol such as beer, wine, or distilled spirits.
A person or group of people constituting a particular side in a contract or legal action.
“The contract requires that the party of the first part pay the fee.”
A person; an individual.
“He is a queer party.”
A group of people forming one side in a given dispute, contest etc.
With to: an accessory, someone who takes part.
“I can’t possibly be a party to that kind of reckless behaviour.”
Active player characters organized into a single group.
A political group considered as a formal whole, united under one specific political platform of issues and campaigning to take part in government.
“The green party took 12% of the vote.”
A discrete detachment of troops, especially for a particular purpose.
“The settlers were attacked early next morning by a scouting party.”
A social gathering.
A group of characters controlled by the player.
A gathering of usually invited guests for entertainment, fun and socializing.
“I’m throwing a huge party for my 21st birthday.”
A group of people traveling or attending an event together, or participating in the same activity.
“We’re expecting a large party from the London office.”
A part or division.
To celebrate at a party, to have fun, to enjoy oneself.
“We partied until the early hours.”
To take recreational drugs.
To engage in flings, to have one-night stands, to sow one’s wild oats.
To form a party (with).
“If you want to beat that monster, you should party with a healer.”
Divided; in part.
Parted or divided, as in the direction or form of one of the ordinaries.
“an escutcheon party per pale”
A festival open to the public, the proceeds from which are often given to charity.
A feast, celebration or carnival.
To celebrate (a person).
a public function, typically held outdoors and organized to raise funds for a charity, including entertainment and the sale of goods and refreshments
“a church fete”
a celebration or festival.
honour or entertain (someone) lavishly
“she was an instant celebrity, feted by the media”