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Entry Word: party
Function: noun
Text: 1 a social gathering <we're all invited to the big party to celebrate the end of the term>
Synonyms affair, blowout, event, fete (or fête), function, get-together, reception, shindig
Related Words ball, formal, prom; celebration, gala, occasion; orgy, saturnalia; benefit, clambake, hen party, housewarming, masquerade, mixer, shower, salon, soiree (or soirée), stag, tea
2 a group of people acting together within a larger group <a small party got together to protest the new chairman's decision> -- see FACTION
3 a group of people working together on a task <a search party> -- see GANG 1
4 a member of the human race <my grandfather's a determined old party> -- see HUMAN
5 a usually small number of persons considered as a unit <for parties of more than six people the restaurant automatically adds a 15% service charge to the bill> -- see GROUP 2
6 one who takes part in something <a party to the agreement> -- see PARTICIPANT