An organization to gain political power:
— In 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level.
synonym: political party.
Roget 737b: politics; political science; candidacy, campaign, campaigning, electioneering; partisanship, ideology, factionalism. election, poll, ballot, vote, referendum, recall, initiative, voice, suffrage, plumper, cumulative vote, plebiscitum [Lat.], plebiscite, vox populi; electioneering; voting etc. v.; elective franchise; straight ticket [U.S.]; opinion poll, popularity poll. issue; opinion, stand, position; program, platform; party line. [ideologies] democracy, republicanism; communism, statism, state socialism; socialism; conservatism, toryism; liberalism, whigism; theocracy; constitutional monarchy. [political parties] party etc. 712; [U.S: Political parties list], Democratic Party, Republican Party, Socialist Party; Communist Party; [U.S. defunct parties: list], Federalist Party, Bull Moose Party, Abolitionist Party; [Germany: list], Christian Democratic Party, Social Democratic Party; National Socialist Worker's Party; [Germany, 1930-1945], Nazi Party; [Great Britain:list], Liberal Party, Labor Party, Conservative Party. ticket, slate. [person active in politics] politician activist; [specific politicians: list], candidate, aspirant, hopeful, office-seeker, front-runner, dark horse, long shot, shoo-in; supporter, backer, political worker, campaign worker; lobbyist, contributor; party hack, ward heeler; regional candidate, favorite son; running mate, stalking horse; perpetual candidate, political animal. political contribution, campaign contribution; political action committee, PAC. political district, electoral division, electoral district, bailiwick. electorate, constituents. get-out-the-vote campaign, political education. negative campaigning, dirty politics, smear campaign. [unsuccessful candidate] also-ran, loser; has-been. [successful candidate] office holder, official, occupant of a position; public servant, incumbent; winner. ... show more
Roget 372: man, mankind; human race, human species, human kind, human nature; humanity, mortality, flesh, generation. [Science of man] anthropology, anthropogeny†, anthropography†, anthroposophy†; ethnology, ethnography; humanitarian. human being; person, personage; individual, creature, fellow creature, mortal, body, somebody; one; such a one, some one; soul, living soul; earthling; party, head, hand; dramatis personae [Lat.]; quidam [Lat.]. people, persons, folk, public, society, world; community, community at large; general public; nation, nationality; state, realm; commonweal, commonwealth; republic, body politic; million etc. (commonalty) 876; population etc. (inhabitant) 188. tribe, clan (paternity) 166; family (consanguinity) 11. cosmopolite; lords of the creation; ourselves. ... show more
Roget 840: amusement, entertainment, recreation, fun, game, fun and games; diversion, divertissement; reaction, solace; pastime, passetemps [Fr.], sport; labor of love; pleasure etc. 827. relaxation; leisure etc. 685. fun, frolic, merriment, jollity; joviality, jovialness†; heyday; laughter etc. 838; jocosity, jocoseness†; drollery, buffoonery, tomfoolery; mummery, pleasantry; wit etc. 842; quip, quirk. [verbal expressions of amusement: list] giggle, titter, snigger, snicker, crow, cheer, chuckle, shout; horse laugh, belly laugh, hearty laugh; guffaw; burst of laughter, fit of laughter, shout of laughter, roar of laughter, peal of laughter; cachinnation†; Kentish fire; tiger. play; game, game at romps; gambol, romp, prank, antic, rig, lark, spree, skylarking, vagary, monkey trick, gambade, fredaine†, escapade, echappee [Fr.], bout, espieglerie [Fr.]; practical joke etc. (ridicule) 856. dance; hop, reel, rigadoon†, saraband†, hornpipe, bolero, ballroom dance; [ballroom dances: list], minuet, waltz, polka, fox trot, tango, samba, rhumba, twist, stroll, hustle, cha-cha; fandango, cancan; bayadere†; breakdown, cake-walk, cornwallis [U.S.], break dancing; nautch-girl; shindig [U.S.]; skirtdance†, stag dance, Virginia reel, square dance; galop†, galopade†; jig, Irish jig, fling, strathspey†; allemande [Fr.]; gavot†, gavotte, tarantella; mazurka, morisco†, morris dance; quadrille; country dance, folk dance; cotillon, Sir Roger de Coverley; ballet etc. (drama) 599; ball; bal, bal masque, bal costume; masquerade; Terpsichore. festivity, merrymaking; party etc. (social gathering) 892; blowout [U.S.], hullabaloo, hoedown, bat [U.S.], bum [U.S.], bust [Slang], clambake [U.S.], donation party [U.S.], fish fry [U.S.], jamboree [Slang], kantikoy†, nautch†, randy, squantum [U.S.], tear [Slang], Turnerfest†, yule log; fete, festival, gala, ridotto†; revels, revelry, reveling; carnival, brawl, saturnalia, high jinks; feast, banquet etc. (food) 298; regale, symposium, wassail; carouse, carousal; jollification, junket, wake, Irish wake, picnic, fete champetre [Fr.], regatta, field day; treat. round of pleasures, dissipation, a short life and a merry one, racketing, holiday making. rejoicing etc. 838; jubilee etc. (celebration) 883. bonfire, fireworks, feu-de-joie, firecracker. holiday; gala day, red letter day, play day; high days and holidays; high holiday, Bank holiday; May day, Derby day; Saint Monday, Easter Monday, Whit Monday; Bairam†; wayz-goos†, bean feast; Arbor Day, Declaration Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Memorial Day, Thanksgiving Day; Mardi gras [Fr.], mi-careme [Fr.], feria [Lat.], fiesta. place of amusement, theater; hall, concert room, ballroom, assemblyroom†; music hall. park, plaisance†; national park, national forest, state park, county park, city park, vest-pocket park, public park (public) 737.1; arbor; garden etc. (horticulture) 371; pleasure ground, playground, cricketground, croquet ground, archery ground, hunting ground; tennis court, racket court; bowling alley, green alley; croquet lawn, rink, glaciarum†, skating rink; roundabout, merry-go-round; swing; montagne Russe [Fr.]. game of chance, game of skill. athletic sports, gymnastics; archery, rifle shooting; tournament, pugilism etc. (contention) 720; sports etc. 622; horse racing, the turf; aquatics etc. 267; skating, sliding; cricket, tennis, lawn tennis; hockey, football, baseball, soccer, ice hockey, basketball; rackets, fives, trap bat and ball, battledore and shuttlecock, la grace; pall-mall, tipcat†, croquet, golf, curling, pallone†, polo, water polo; tent pegging; tilting at the ring, quintain [Mediev.]; greasy pole; quoits, horseshoes, discus; rounders, lacrosse; tobogganing, water polo; knurr and spell†. [childrens' games] leapfrog, hop skip and jump; mother may I; French and English, tug of war; blindman's bluff, hunt the slopper†, hide and seek, kiss in the ring; snapdragon; cross questions and crooked answers. ; crisscross, hopscotch; jacks, jackstones†, marbles; mumblety-peg, mumble-the-peg, pushball, shinney, shinny, tag &c.; billiards, pool, pingpong, pyramids, bagatelle; bowls, skittles, ninepins, kain†, American bowls†; tenpins [U.S.], tivoli. cards, card games; whist, rubber; round game; loo, cribbage, besique†, euchre, drole†, ecarte [Fr.], picquet†, allfours†, quadrille, omber, reverse, Pope Joan, commit; boston, boaston†; blackjack, twenty-one, vingtun [Fr.]; quinze [Fr.], thirty-one, put, speculation, connections, brag, cassino†, lottery, commerce, snip-snap-snoren†, lift smoke, blind hookey, Polish bank, Earl of Coventry, Napoleon, patience, pairs; banker; blind poker, draw poker, straight poker, stud poker; bluff, bridge, bridge whist; lotto, monte, three-card monte, nap, penny-ante, poker, reversis†, squeezers, old maid, fright, beggar-my-neighbor; baccarat. [cards: list] ace, king, queen, knave, jack, ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, trey, deuce; joker; trump, wild card. [card suits: list] spades, hearts, clubs, diamonds; major suit, minor suit. bower; right bower, left bower; dummy; jackpot; deck. [hands at poker: list] pair, two pair, three of a kind, straight, flush, full-house, four of a kind, royal flush; misere &c.. [board games: list] chess, draughts, checkers, checquers, backgammon, dominos, merelles†, nine men's morris, go bang, solitaire; game of fox and goose; monopoly; loto &c.; [word games: list], scrabble, scribbage, boggle, crossword puzzle, hangman. morra†; gambling etc. (chance) 621. toy, plaything, bauble; doll etc. (puppet ) 554; teetotum†; knickknack etc. (trifle) 643; magic lantern etc. (show) 448; peep show, puppet show, raree show, gallanty show†; toy shop; quips and cranks and wanton wiles, nods and becks quips and cranks and wanton wiles, nods and becks and wreathed smiles" [Milton]. entertainer, showman, showgirl; dancer, tap dancer, song-and-dance man; vaudeville act; singer; musician etc. 416. sportsman, gamester, reveler; master of ceremonies, master of revels; pompom girl†; arbiter elegantiarum [Lat.]; arbiter bibendi [Lat.], archer, fan [U.S.], toxophilite†, turfman†. ... show more
is a broader term that covers: American Labor Party | American Party, Know-Nothing Party | Anti-Masonic Party | Black Panthers | Communist Party | Conservative Party | Constitutional Union Party | Democratic Party | Democratic-Republican Party | Farmer-Labor Party | American Federalist Party, Federal Party, Federalist Party | Free Soil Party | Gironde | Green Party | Greenback Party | Guomindang, Kuomintang | labor party, labour party | Liberal Democrat Party | Liberal Party | Liberty Party | Militant Tendency | National Socialist German Workers' Party, Nazi Party | People's Party, Populist Party | Bull Moose Party, Progressive Party | Prohibition Party | GOP, Republican Party | Social Democratic Party | Socialist Labor Party | Socialist Party | Dixiecrats, States' Rights Democratic Party | war party | Whig Party | third party | Opposition ... show more.
Dutch: partij, politieke partij
Polish: formacja, partia, stronnictwo, ugrupowanie
A group of people gathered together for pleasure.
is a broader term that covers: shindig, shindy | dance | mask, masque, masquerade, masquerade party | dinner, dinner party | reception | open house | housewarming | soiree | fete champetre, garden party, lawn party | shower | smoker, stag party | hen party | slumber party | mixer, sociable, social | wedding, wedding party | reunion ... show more.
A band of people associated temporarily in some activity:
— They organized a party to search for food.
Roget 712: party, faction, side, denomination, communion, set, crew, band. horde, posse, phalanx; family, clan, etc. 166; team; tong. council etc. 696. community, body, fellowship, sodality, solidarity; confraternity; familistere†, familistery†; brotherhood, sisterhood. knot, gang, clique, ring, circle, group, crowd, in-crowd; coterie, club, casino†; machine; Tammany, Tammany Hall [U.S.]. corporation, corporate body, guild; establishment, company; copartnership†, partnership; firm, house; joint concern, joint-stock company; cahoot, combine [U.S.], trust. society, association; institute, institution; union; trades union; league, syndicate, alliance, Verein [G.], Bund [G.], Zollverein [G.], combination; Turnverein [G.]; league offensive and defensive, alliance offensive and defensive; coalition; federation; confederation, confederacy; junto, cabal, camarilla†, camorra†, brigue†; freemasonry; party spirit etc. (cooperation) 709. Confederates, Conservatives, Democrats, Federalists, Federals, Freemason, Knight Templar; Kuklux, Kuklux Klan, KKK; Liberals, Luddites, Republicans, Socialists, Tories, Whigs &c.. staff; dramatis personae [Lat.]. ... show more
Roget 892: sociality, sociability, sociableness etc. adj.; social intercourse; consociation†; intercourse, intercommunity†; consortship†, companionship, comradeship; clubbism†; esprit de corps. conviviality; good fellowship, good company; joviality, jollity, savoir vivre [Fr.], festivity, festive board, merrymaking; loving cup†; hospitality, heartiness; cheer. welcome, welcomeness; greeting; hearty welcome, hearty reception, warm reception; urbanity etc. (courtesy) 894; familiarity. good fellow, jolly fellow; bon enfant [Fr.], bawcock†. social circle, family circle; circle of acquaintance, coterie, society, company. social gathering, social reunion; assembly etc. (assemblage) 72; barbecue [U.S.], bee; corn-husking [U.S.], corn-shucking [U.S.]; house raising, barn raising; husking, husking-bee [U.S.]; infare†. party, entertainment, reception, levee, at, home, conversazione [It], soiree, matin_ee; evening party, morning party, afternoon party, bridge party, garden party, surprise party; kettle, kettle drum; partie carr_ee [Fr.], dish of tea, ridotto†, rout†; housewarming; ball, festival &c.; smoker, smoker-party; sociable [U.S.], stag party, hen party, tamasha†; tea-party, tea-fight [Slang]. (amusement) 840; the feast of reason and the flow of soul" [Pope]. birthday party [parties for specific occasions], Christmas party, New Year's Eve party, Thanksgiving Day Dinner; bonenkai [Jap.]; wedding reception. visiting; round of visits; call, morning call; interview etc. (conversation) 588; assignation; tryst, trysting place; appointment. club etc. (association) 712. ... show more
Roget 72: assemblage; collection, collocation, colligation†; compilation, levy, gathering, ingathering, muster, attroupement†; team; concourse, conflux†, congregation, contesseration†, convergence etc. 290; meeting, levee, reunion, drawing room, at home; conversazione [It] etc. (social gathering) 892; assembly, congress; convention, conventicle; gemote†; conclave etc. (council) 696; posse, posse comitatus [Lat.]; Noah's ark. miscellany, collectanea†; museum, menagerie etc. (store) 636; museology†. crowd, throng, group; flood, rush, deluge; rabble, mob, press, crush, cohue†, horde, body, tribe; crew, gang, knot, squad, band, party; swarm, shoal, school, covey, flock, herd, drove; atajo†; bunch, drive, force, mulada [U.S.]; remuda†; roundup [U.S.]; array, bevy, galaxy; corps, company, troop, troupe, task force; army, regiment etc. (combatants) 726; host etc. (multitude) 102; populousness. clan, brotherhood, fraternity, sorority, association etc. (party) 712. volley, shower, storm, cloud. group, cluster, Pleiades, clump, pencil; set, batch, lot, pack; budget, assortment, bunch; parcel; packet, package; bundle, fascine†, fasces†, bale; seron†, seroon†; fagot, wisp, truss, tuft; shock, rick, fardel†, stack, sheaf, haycock†; fascicle, fascicule†, fasciculus [Lat.], gavel, hattock†, stook†. accumulation etc. (store) 636; congeries, heap, lump, pile, rouleau†, tissue, mass, pyramid; bing†; drift; snowball, snowdrift; acervation†, cumulation; glomeration†, agglomeration; conglobation†; conglomeration, conglomerate; coacervate [Chem], coacervation [Chem], coagmentation†, aggregation, concentration, congestion, omnium gaterum [Lat.], spicilegium†, black hole of Calcutta; quantity etc. (greatness) 31. collector, gatherer; whip, whipper in. ... show more
An occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment.
is a broader term that covers: bash, brawl, do | birthday party | bun-fight, bunfight | ceilidh | cocktail party | dance | feast, fete, fiesta | house party | jolly | tea party | whist drive ... show more.
Dutch: feest, feestje, party
Polish: balanga, impreza
A person involved in legal proceedings.
Have or participate in a party.
Roget 79: special, particular, individual, specific, proper, personal, original, private, respective, definite, determinate, especial, certain, esoteric, endemic, partial, party, peculiar, appropriate, several, characteristic, diagnostic, exclusive; singular etc. (exceptional) 83; idiomatic; idiotypical; typical. this, that; yon, yonder. ... show more
Moby thesaurus: Adamite, American Party, Anti-Monopoly Party, Bull Moose Party, Communist Party, Conservative Party, Constitutional Union Party, Democratic Party, Democratic-Republican Party, Farmer-Labor Party, Federalist Party, Free Soil Party, Greenback Party, Kaffeeklatsch, Know-Nothing Party, Labour Party, Liberal Party, Liberal Republican Party, Liberty Party, Mardi Gras, National Republican Party, Populist Party, Progressive Party, Prohibition Party, Republican Party, Saturnalia, Socialist Labor Party, Socialist Party, Socialist Workers Party, Tammany Hall, Tory Party, Whig Party, a party to, accessory, accomplice, accusant, accuser, actor, adherents, advocate, affiliation, age group, aid, allegator, alliance, ally, appellant, approver, assemblee, assembly, assignation, associate, at home, bacchanal, bacchanalia, backer, ball, band, banquet, bash, battalion, beano, being, bevy, bipartisan, biparty, bloc, blowout, body, branch, brawl, breakaway group, brigade, bunch, bust, cabal, cadre, caller, calling party, camp, carnival, carousal, carouse, cast, cat, caucus, celebration, certifier, champion, chap, character, church, city hall, claimant, clique, club, cluster, coalition, cocktail party, coffee klatch, cohort, colloquium, combine, commission, committee, communion, community, company, complainant, complement, conclave, concourse, confederacy, confederate, confederation, confirmer, congregation, congress, contingent, contributor, conventicle, convention, convocation, copartner, corps, cosignatory, cosigner, costume party, cotenant, coterie, council, covey, creature, crew, crowd, customer, dance, date, debauch, defendant, defender, delator, denomination, denominational, detachment, detail, diet, dinner, dinner party, division, do, donation party, duck, earthling, eisteddfod, endorser, entertainment, ethnic group, exponent, faction, factional, fair, feast, federation, fellow, fellowship, festival, festive occasion, festivity, fete, field day, fiesta, fleet, forgathering, forum, frolic, function, gala, gala affair, gala day, gang, garden party, gathering, get-together, great doings, groundling, group, grouping, groupment, guarantor, guy, hand, head, helper, hen party, high jinks, homo, hop, house party, house-raising, housewarming, human, human being, impeacher, impugner, in-group, indictor, individual, informer, insurer, interest, interest group, interested, jamboree, joker, junta, junto, kermis, lawn party, league, levee, libelant, life, litigant, litigationist, litigator, living soul, machine, major party, man, mask, masque, masquerade, masquerade party, meet, meeting, minor party, minority group, mob, mortal, movement, multiple party system, nose, notary, notary public, offshoot, one, one-party system, opposition party, order, organization, orgy, out-group, outfit, pack, panel, partaker, partial, participant, participator, parties litigant, partisan, partner, party in power, peer group, person, personage, personality, persuasion, petitioner, phalanx, phoner, picnic, plaintiff, platoon, plenum, political machine, political party, posse, pressure group, prom, promoter, proponent, prosecutor, quorum, rally, ratifier, rave, reception, regiment, religious order, rendezvous, ring, romp, salon, saturnalia, schism, school, seance, seconder, sect, sectarian, sectarism, sectary, sectional, segment, session, set, shareholder, sharer, shindig, shindy, shower, side, signatory, signer, silent majority, single, sit-in, sitting, smoker, social gathering, society, soiree, somebody, someone, soul, splinter, splinter group, splinter party, spree, squad, stable, stag, stag party, string, subscriber, suitor, supporter, surprise party, symposium, synod, team, telephoner, tellurian, terran, the prosecution, third party, tribe, troop, troupe, turnout, two-party system, underwriter, union, unit, upholder, variety, version, vocal minority, waygoose, wayzgoose, wing, wingding, witness, worldling ... show more.
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