1 : a person involved in legal proceedings
2 : a portion of a natural object
3 : an extended outer surface of an object
4 : a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal)
5 : an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment
6 : a contest with rules to determine a winner
7 : your occupation or line of work
8 : a place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location
9 : a lengthwise dressed half of an animal's carcass used for food