host: Meaning and Definition of
- a person who receives or entertains guests at home or elsewhere: the host at a theater party.
- a master of ceremonies, moderator, or interviewer for a television or radio program.
- a person, place, company, or the like, that provides services, resources, etc., as for a convention or sporting event: Our city would like to serve as host for the next Winter Olympics.
- the landlord of an inn.
- a living animal or plant from which a parasite obtains nutrition.
- the recipient of a graft. Cf. donor (def. 2).
- to be the host at (a dinner, reception, etc.): He hosted a reception for new members.
- to act as host to: The vice president hosted the foreign dignitaries during their visit.
- to act as master of ceremonies, moderator, or interviewer for: to host a popular talk show.
- to perform the duties or functions of a host.
- a multitude or great number of persons or things: a host of details.
- an army.
— n. Eccles.
- the bread or wafer consecrated in the celebration of the Eucharist.
- host (Thesaurus)