Party in a sentence

The word "party" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of party and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Party

  • 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.
  • A part of a larger body of company; a detachment;
  • a small body of troops dispatched on special service.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The plaintiff or the defendant in a lawsuit, whether an individual, a firm, or corporation; a litigant.
  • Hence, any certain person who is regarded as being opposed or antagonistic to another.
  • Cause; side; interest.
  • A person; as, he is a queer party.
  • Parted or divided, as in the direction or form of one of the ordinaries; as, an escutcheon party per pale.
  • Partial; favoring one party; partisan.
  • an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment
  • a group of people gathered together for pleasure
  • an organization to gain political power
  • a band of people associated temporarily in some activity
  • a person involved in legal proceedings
  • have or participate in a party

How to use party in a sentence. Party pronunciation.

It went surging up adjacent ridges-surmounted them and disappeared in the canons beyond-burst into view upon higher and farther ridges, presently-shed a grander illumination abroad, and dove again -flamed out again, directly, higher and still higher up the mountain-side-threw out skirmishing parties of fire here and there, and sent them trailing their crimson spirals away among remote ramparts and ribs and gorges, till as far as the eye could reach the lofty mountain-fronts were webbed as it were with a tangled network of red lava streams.
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Parties said earthquakes were handy enough on the Pacific coast-they did not wish to own one.
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There was little or no friendly intercourse; each party staid to itself.
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Our party consisted of four persons-a blacksmith sixty years of age, two young lawyers, and myself.
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Prospecting parties swarmed out of town with the first flush of dawn, and swarmed in again at nightfall laden with spoil-rocks.
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I bought a horse and started, in company with Mr. Ballou and a gentleman named Ollendorff, a Prussian-not the party who has inflicted so much suffering on the world with his wretched foreign grammars, with their interminable repetitions of questions which never have occurred and are never likely to occur in any conversation among human beings.
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And now, to make the Bargain firm, the Bawd engages for both Parties, that they shall each be true to one another.
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Near the watch-tower at the edge of the defile, a party of anchorites were piling some stones together.
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The various scenes at dinner parties and at the country inns are laughable; but Gogol's laughter, like that of most great humorists, is a compound of irony, satire, pathos, tenderness, and moral indignation.
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Naturally he was both claimed and despised by both parties.
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He was at various times claimed and hated by all parties, and belonged to none.
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But there are still left some humble individuals, at least one, who, caring little for politics and the ephemeral nature of political watchwords and party strife, and still less for faddish fashions in art, persist in giving their highest homage to the great artists whose work shows the most perfect union of Truth and Beauty.
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But the four men who make up the Karamazov family, the father and the three sons, are one of the greatest family parties in the history of fiction.
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Tolstoi was naturally vehemently opposed to it, while Katkov did everything in his power to inflame public opinion in favour of the war party; and he felt that Vronsky's departure for the war, after the death of Anna, with Levin's comments thereupon, were written in an unpatriotic manner.
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According to the plan of the author, there will be a short epilogue, in which the reader will learn that Vronsky, overwhelmed by the death of Anna, will depart for Servia as a volunteer; that all the other characters remain alive and well; that Levin lives on his estates and fumes against the Slavonic party and the volunteers.
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In spite of the fact that Tolstoi was a Russian officer, actively fighting for his country, he shows a singular aloofness from party passion in all his descriptions.
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Many of them believed that the trap was sprung by the government party.
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At the last, Musya, who is a typical Russian heroine in her splendid resolution and boundless tenderness, becomes the soul of the whole party, and tries to help them all by her gentle conduct and her words of love.
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Strangest of all, neither of the parties had ever met, known or corresponded with each other before.
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Therefore, having completed our arrangements, we started for Matamoras, some three hundred miles distant, on the 19th of March, the wives of the two men accompanying their husbands, making our party six adults and one child; the brethren in Cadereita promising to pray daily for our safety.
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Examples of Party

Example #1
Away across the water the crags and domes were lit with a ruddy glare, and the firmament above was a reflected hell!
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Within half an hour all before us was a tossing, blinding tempest of flame!
Example #3
But it was a failure.
Example #4
Finally I tried to give him away.
Example #5
The Mormons were largely in the majority, and had the additional advantage of being peculiarly under the protection of the Mormon government of the Territory.
Example #6
A few orthodox Americans straggled in from California, but no love was lost between the two classes of colonists.