Synonyms of host


1. host, adult, grownup

usage: a person who invites guests to a social event (such as a party in his or her own home) and who is responsible for them while they are there

2. horde, host, legion, multitude, throng, concourse

usage: a vast multitude

3. host, organism, being

usage: an animal or plant that nourishes and supports a parasite; it does not benefit and is often harmed by the association

4. master of ceremonies, emcee, host, entertainer

usage: a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers)

5. host, legion, army, regular army, ground forces

usage: archaic terms for army

6. host, organization, organisation

usage: any organization that provides resources and facilities for a function or event; "Atlanta was chosen to be host for the Olympic Games"

7. host, recipient, receiver

usage: (medicine) recipient of transplanted tissue or organ from a donor

8. host, innkeeper, boniface, patron

usage: the owner or manager of an inn

9. Host, bread, breadstuff, staff of life

usage: a technical name for the bread used in the service of Mass or Holy Communion

10. server, host, computer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system

usage: (computer science) a computer that provides client stations with access to files and printers as shared resources to a computer network


1. host, entertain

usage: be the host of or for; "We hosted 4 couples last night"

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Definition and meaning of host (Dictionary)