['pɑːtɪ] or ['pɑrti]
(noun.) an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment; 'he planned a party to celebrate Bastille Day'.
(noun.) a group of people gathered together for pleasure; 'she joined the party after dinner'.
(noun.) an organization to gain political power; 'in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level'.
(noun.) a band of people associated temporarily in some activity; 'they organized a party to search for food'; 'the company of cooks walked into the kitchen'.
(noun.) a person involved in legal proceedings; 'the party of the first part'.
(verb.) have or participate in a party; 'The students were partying all night before the exam'.
(v.) A part or portion.
(v.) A number of persons united in opinion or action, as distinguished from, or opposed to, the rest of a community or association; esp., one of the parts into which a people is divided on questions of public policy.
(v.) A part of a larger body of company; a detachment; especially (Mil.), a small body of troops dispatched on special service.
(v.) A number of persons invited to a social entertainment; a select company; as, a dinner party; also, the entertainment itself; as, to give a party.
(v.) One concerned or interested in an affair; one who takes part with others; a participator; as, he was a party to the plot; a party to the contract.
(v.) The plaintiff or the defendant in a lawsuit, whether an individual, a firm, or corporation; a litigant.
(v.) Hence, any certain person who is regarded as being opposed or antagonistic to another.
(v.) Cause; side; interest.
(v.) A person; as, he is a queer party.
(v.) Parted or divided, as in the direction or form of one of the ordinaries; as, an escutcheon party per pale.
(v.) Partial; favoring one party.
n. . Faction, CABAL, CLIQUE, set, junto, COTERIE, circle, combination, league, confederacy, alliance.. Company, assembly, body, gathering, social assemblage.. Participator, participant, partaker, sharer.. Litigant, plaintiff or defendant.. Person, individual, man, one, somebody, some one.
n. a part of a greater number of persons: a faction: a company met for a particular purpose as a dinner party a pleasure party &c.: an assembly: one concerned in any affair: the person or persons on either side in a law-suit: (colloq.) a single individual spoken of: (mil.) a detachment of soldiers.—adj. belonging to a party and not to the whole: consisting of different parties parts or things: (her.) parted or divided.—adjs. Par′ti-coat′ed having on a coat of various colours; Par′ti-col′oured coloured differently at different parts.—ns. Par′tyism devotion to party; Par′ty-ju′ry a jury half of natives and half of aliens; Par′ty-man a member of a party: a partisan; Par′ty-pol′itics politics viewed from a party stand-point or arranged to suit the views or interests of a party; Par′ty-spir′it the unreasonable spirit shown by a party-man toward those who do not belong to his party.—adj. Par′ty-spir′ited.—ns. Par′ty-ver′dict a joint verdict; Par′ty-wall a wall between two adjoining properties built half on one and half on the other: a wall separating one house from another.
To dream of an unknown party of men assaulting you for your money or valuables, denotes that you will have enemies banded together against you. If you escape uninjured, you will overcome any opposition, either in business or love. To dream of attending a party of any kind for pleasure, you will find that life has much good, unless the party is an inharmonious one.
- To my inexperience we at first appeared on the eve of a civil war; each party was violent, acrimonious, and unyielding. 玛丽·雪莱. 最后一个人.
- Monsieur Tarzan has not expressed himself, said one of the party. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 人猿泰山.
- Sir Leicester is whipped in to the rescue of the Doodle Party and the discomfiture of the Coodle Faction. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- Can you tell me if she's gone home from the party yet? 托马斯·哈代. 还乡.
- I did not parade with either party, but occasionally met with the wide awakes --Republicans--in their rooms, and superintended their drill. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- A party that tried to answer every conflicting interest would stand still because people were pulling in so many different directions. 沃尔特·李普曼. 政治序论.
- I vaulted to the ground below and ran swiftly toward the advancing party. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 火星战神.
- Mr. Bounderby looked more astonished than hospitable, at sight of this uninvited party in his dining-room. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 艰难时事.
- To account for your own hard-heartedness and ingratitude in such a case, you are bound to prove the other party's crime. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- The Mexican war was a political war, and the administration conducting it desired to make party capital out of it. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- The other party, and a surgeon, I suppose,' said Mr. Snodgrass; 'take a drop of brandy. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 匹克威克外传.
- As soon as the tribe found out that we had a doctor in our party, they began to flock in from all quarters. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- The rapidity with which he insisted on travelling, bred several disputes between him and the party whom he had hired to attend him as a guard. 沃尔特·司各特. 艾凡赫.
- Your officer, Captain Dufranne, is one of them, and the forest man who has saved the lives of every member of my father's party is the other. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 人猿泰山.
- Canler felt the hostility that emanated from each member of the party. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 人猿泰山.
- At the foot of the throne these two parties separated and halted, facing each other at opposite sides of the aisle. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 火星公主.
- I forget his name; a sort of a lawyer as I guessed, because he would talk about the 'parties' every few minutes. 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- I wish these old parties could speak. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- Both parties then prepared openly for war. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- They showed her to me in parties, splendidly dressed. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 简·爱.
- There is a great difference between feeding parties to wild beasts and stirring up their finer feelings in an Inquisition. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- The embodiment of such compounds in the little copper caps was made about 1818, and has been claimed by various parties. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- The two wedding parties met constantly in each other's apartments. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- Parties wouldn't be given any more. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- These were all the speeches that were made, and I recommend them to parties who present policemen with gold watches, as models of brevity and point. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- In some degree also he was fitted to reconcile all parties. 玛丽·雪莱. 最后一个人.
- What would not your grandmothers have given to be asked to Lady Hester's parties in that now decayed mansion? 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- One of the parties, however, when critically examined, did not seem, strictly speaking, to come under the species. 哈丽叶特·比切·斯托. 汤姆叔叔的小屋.
- The socialism of the Fabians soon became a definite legislative program which the various political parties were to be bulldozed, cajoled and tricked into enacting. 沃尔特·李普曼. 政治序论.
- Things went on this way for several weeks, Berwick made very pleasant parties to Richmond, and did everything with princely magnificence. 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.