Party vs. Soiree

Party vs. Soiree — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Party and Soiree

Partynoun

A social gathering especially for pleasure or amusement

a birthday party.

Soireenoun

An evening party or reception.

Partynoun

A group of people who have gathered to participate in an activity

a search party.

Soireenoun

A formal evening party.

Partynoun

A group of soldiers selected for a duty or mission

a raiding party.

Soireenoun

a party of people assembled in the evening (usually at a private house)

Partynoun

An established political group organized to promote and support its principles and candidates for public office.

Partynoun

A person or group involved in an enterprise; a participant or accessory

I refuse to be a party to your silly scheme.

Partynoun

(Law) A person or entity that participates in a transaction, makes a contract, or is involved in a lawsuit as a litigant.

Partynoun

A subscriber to a telephone party line.

Partynoun

A person using a telephone.

Partynoun

A person

"And though Grainger was a spry old party, such steps couldn't be his" (Anthony Hyde).

Partyadjective

Of, relating to, or participating in an established political organization

party members.party politics.

Partyadjective

Suitable for use at a social gathering

party dresses.a party hat.

Partyadjective

Characteristic of a pleasurable social gathering

a party atmosphere.

Partyverb

To celebrate or carouse at a party or similar gathering

That night we partied until dawn.

Partynoun

(legal) A person or group of people constituting a particular side in a contract or legal action.

The contract requires that the party of the first part pay the fee.

Partynoun

A person.

Partynoun

A person; an individual.

He is a queer party.

Partynoun

With to: an accessory, someone who takes part.

I can't possibly be a party to that kind of reckless behaviour.

Partynoun

A group of people forming one side in a given dispute, contest etc.

Partynoun

Active player characters organized into a single group.

Partynoun

(video games) A group of characters controlled by the player.

Partynoun

A political group considered as a formal whole, united under one specific political platform of issues and campaigning to take part in government.

The green party took 12% of the vote.

Partynoun

(military) A discrete detachment of troops, especially for a particular purpose.

The settlers were attacked early next morning by a scouting party.

Partynoun

A social gathering.

Partynoun

A gathering of usually invited guests for entertainment, fun and socializing.

I'm throwing a huge party for my 21st birthday.

Partynoun

A group of people traveling or attending an event together, or participating in the same activity.

We're expecting a large party from the London office.

Partynoun

A gathering of acquaintances so that one of them may offer items for sale to the rest of them.

Tupperware partylingerie party

Partynoun

(obsolete) A part or division.

Partyverb

(intransitive) To celebrate at a party, to have fun, to enjoy oneself.

We partied until the early hours.

Partyverb

To take recreational drugs.

Partyverb

(intransitive) To engage in flings, to have one-night stands, to sow one's wild oats.

Partyverb

To form a party (with).

If you want to beat that monster, you should party with a healer.

Partyadjective

Divided; in part.

Partyadjective

(heraldry) Parted or divided, as in the direction or form of one of the ordinaries.

an escutcheon party per pale

Partyadverb

(obsolete) Partly.

Partynoun

an organization to gain political power;

in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level

Partynoun

an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment;

he planned a party to celebrate Bastille Day

Partynoun

a band of people associated temporarily in some activity;

they organized a party to search for foodthe company of cooks walked into the kitchen

Partynoun

a group of people gathered together for pleasure;

she joined the party after dinner

Partynoun

a person involved in legal proceedings;

the party of the first part

Partyverb

have or participate in a party;

The students were partying all night before the exam