party

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party is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
party

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
party

Plural
parties

  1. (countable) A party is when people get together for fun or to celebrate something like a birthday.
    I'm throwing a huge party for my 21st birthday. There'll be cake, games, and lots of fun!
  2. (countable) A party is a political group.
    The Liberal Party will form the government.
  3. (countable) A party is any group of people who are together for a reason.
    Inside the restaurant, a party of four had taken their seats.
  4. (countable) (law) A party is one person or group in a disagreement.

Verb[change]

Plain form
party

Third-person singular
parties

Past tense
partied

Past participle
partied

Present participle
partying

  1. (intransitive) When you party, you go to a party and enjoy yourself.
    We partied until the early hours.