Synonyms of party in English:


See US English definition of party

See UK English definition of party

See Spanish definition of fiesta


1‘150 people attended the party’

social gathering, gathering, social occasion, social event, social function, function, get-together, celebration, reunion, festivity, jamboree, reception, at-home, soirée, social
dance, ball, ceilidh, frolic, carousal, carouse
North American fete, hoedown, shower, bake, cookout, levee, keg party
Australian, New Zealand corroboree
West Indian bashment
Judaism simcha
informal bash, shindig, shindy, rave, blowout, beer-up, disco, do, shebang, bop, hop, whoopee, after-party
British informal rave-up, thrash, knees-up, beanfeast, beano, bunfight, jolly, lig
Irish informal hooley, crack
North American informal blast, wingding, kegger
Australian, New Zealand informal shivoo, rage, ding, jollo, rort
South African informal jol
dated squash, squeeze, ding-dong

2‘a party of British tourists arrived’

group, company, body, gang, band, crowd, pack, contingent
informal bunch, crew, gaggle, posse, load

3‘left-wing parties were highly critical of the proposals’

faction, political party, group, grouping, side, alliance, affiliation, association, coalition, movement, cabal, junta, bloc, camp, set, caucus, sect

4‘a certain party's name is not to be mentioned’

person, individual, human being, somebody, someone
informal character

5‘the trial judge must apportion blame between the parties’

litigant, plaintiff, defendant


1‘let's party!’

celebrate, have fun, enjoy oneself, have a party, have a good time, have a wild time, rave it up, carouse, make merry
informal go out on the town, paint the town red, whoop it up, let one's hair down, make whoopee, have a night on the tiles, live it up, have a ball, go on a bender, push the boat out, go on a spree
South African informal jol


    be a party to

    ‘I am not going to be a party to their plan for nabbing you’

    get involved in, get involved with, be associated with, concern oneself in, involve oneself in, be a participant in, touch, handle