party to

party to something

a participant in something; someone who is involved in something. I refuse to be a party to your dishonest plan!
See also: party
References in classic literature ?
The apportionment of taxes on the various descriptions of property is an act which seems to require the most exact impartiality; yet there is, perhaps, no legislative act in which greater opportunity and temptation are given to a predominant party to trample on the rules of justice.
For another thing, parties that issue subpoenas should be aware that courts are much more willing to shift the costs of production from the responding party to the requesting party in cases where the requesting party has not sufficiently protected the producing party from "undue burden or expense.
Disagreements over slavery eventually caused the party to disband.
The Armey-Novak conservatives wanted the party to renew its commitment to the small-government principles of 1994 and 1980.
The party also shook off the attempts by the Communist Party to penetrate it.
4) He proceeds to enumerate criticisms of the Party to his fellow writer, Party member, and friend, calling into question the Party theory that a Communist must be portrayed as a hero at all times, disallowing any complexity, if not contradiction, in characters.
From that point on, a third party specializing in collections can motivate a resident/responsible party to pay in ways that you cannot, because of both the perceived and real consequences of dealing with a collection agency or attorney.
In July 1948, the liberal mayor of Minneapolis, Hubert Humphrey, rose at the Democratic National Convention and urged his party to embrace the cause of civil rights for black Americans.
1 It allows the offending party to maintain and repair the relationship.
She expects the party to continue to attract broader support, especially from minorities, labor, students and other demographic groups that have expressed high dissatisfaction with the political status quo.
How would you explain the White Party to someone who has never been to an event like this?
This opened the way for the ascendance of non-'ulama members of the party to its leadership.
An internationally respected agriculturalist, economist, and author, a former Secretary of Agriculture and Vice President during Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal, Wallace left the Democratic Party to mount his 1948 campaign for the Presidency because, he argued, the Democratic and Republican parties had both fallen under the influence of Wall Street.
6103(h)(4)(B)); or (2) the third party's information directly relates to a transactional relationship between a person who is a party to the proceeding and the taxpayer, which directly affects the resolution of the issue in the proceeding (Sec.