['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'.

录入:尼科尔--From WordNet


(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.

(adv.) Partly.



n. [1]. Faction, CABAL, CLIQUE, set, junto, COTERIE, circle, combination, league, confederacy, alliance.[2]. Company, assembly, body, gathering, social assemblage.[3]. Participator, participant, partaker, sharer.[4]. Litigant, plaintiff or defendant.[5]. 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.





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