third party

Definitions

General English

Accounting

  • noun a person other than the two main parties involved in a contract, e.g., in an insurance contract, anyone who is not the insurance company nor the person who is insured

Computing

  • noun a company which supplies items or services for a system sold by one party, the seller, to another, the buyer

Information & Library Science

  • noun a person who becomes involved in a situation but is not one of the main parties

Law

  • noun any person other than the two main parties involved in proceedings or contract

Politics

  • noun any person other than the two main parties involved in a contract or some business
  • noun another political party, beside the main two

Idiom of “third party”

person other than the two principals in an argument, etc
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