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Synonyms for host
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. host(noun)

    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

    Synonyms:
    legion, server, boniface, master of ceremonies, horde, innkeeper, emcee

    Antonyms:
    parasite

  2. horde, host, legion(noun)

    a vast multitude

    Synonyms:
    emcee, boniface, drove, innkeeper, swarm, legion, horde, server, master of ceremonies

    Antonyms:
    parasite

  3. host(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    legion, server, boniface, master of ceremonies, horde, innkeeper, emcee

    Antonyms:
    parasite

  4. master of ceremonies, emcee, host(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    emcee, boniface, server, innkeeper, legion, horde, master of ceremonies

    Antonyms:
    parasite

  5. host, legion(noun)

    archaic terms for army

    Synonyms:
    emcee, boniface, server, innkeeper, legion, horde, master of ceremonies

    Antonyms:
    parasite

  6. host(noun)

    any organization that provides resources and facilities for a function or event

    "Atlanta was chosen to be host for the Olympic Games"

    Synonyms:
    legion, server, boniface, master of ceremonies, horde, innkeeper, emcee

    Antonyms:
    parasite

  7. host(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    legion, server, boniface, master of ceremonies, horde, innkeeper, emcee

    Antonyms:
    parasite

  8. host, innkeeper, boniface(noun)

    the owner or manager of an inn

    Synonyms:
    emcee, boniface, server, innkeeper, legion, horde, master of ceremonies

    Antonyms:
    parasite

  9. Host(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    legion, server, boniface, master of ceremonies, horde, innkeeper, emcee

    Antonyms:
    parasite

  10. server, host(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    emcee, boniface, server, innkeeper, waiter, legion, horde, master of ceremonies

    Antonyms:
    parasite

  11. host(verb)

    be the host of or for

    "We hosted 4 couples last night"

    Antonyms:
    parasite

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. host

    An army is an organized body of men armed for war, ordinarily considerable in numbers, always independent in organization so far as not to be a constituent part of any other command. Organization, unity, and independence, rather than numbers are the essentials of an army. We speak of the invading army of Cortes or Pizarro, tho either body was contemptible in numbers from a modern military standpoint. We may have a little army, a large army, or a vast army. Host is used for any vast and orderly assemblage; as, the stars are called the heavenly host. Multitude expresses number without order or organization; a multitude of armed men is not an army, but a mob. Legion (from the Latin) and phalanx (from the Greek) are applied by a kind of poetic license to modern forces; the plural legions is preferred to the singular. Military is a general word for land-forces; the military may include all the armed soldiery of a nation, or the term may be applied to any small detached company, as at a fort, in distinction from civilians. Any organized body of men by whom the law or will of a people is executed is a force; the word is a usual term for the police of any locality.

    Synonyms:
    armament, army, array, force, forces, legions, military, multitude, phalanx, soldiers, soldiery, troops

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. host

    Synonyms:
    multitude, number, assemblage, army

    Antonyms:
    handful, sprinkling, knot, group, corps, section

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. host(n.)

    Synonyms:
    entertainer

  2. host(n.)

    Synonyms:
    landlord, innkeeper

  3. host(n.)

    Synonyms:
    army, legion, armed force

  4. host(n.)

    Synonyms:
    multitude

  5. host(n.)

    Synonyms:
    consecrated wafer

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. host(n)

    Synonyms:
    entertainer, landlord, hotel-keeper, multitude, throng, horde, army, legion

    Associated words:
    xenial

  2. host(n)

    Associated words:
    ciborium, pyx, paten, monstrance, ostensory, ostension, ostensorium

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How to say host in sign language?

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How to use host in a sentence?

  1. Zhou Bo:

    Any city would be unable to host such a dramatically increased number of tourists.

  2. Adam Deller:

    The burst we localized and its host galaxy look nothing like the repeater and its host, it comes from a massive galaxy that is forming relatively few stars. This suggests that fast radio bursts can be produced in a variety of environments.

  3. Karch Kiraly as head coach:

    This is probably going to be the best volleyball Olympics ever with this country so volleyball crazy - it will be an amazing atmosphere, brazil have a lot of advantages here. They have a lot of players with experience of winning Olympics, players and staff, and now they get to be host.

  4. Chuan Liao:

    Yet it is difficult, given the host-country governments are so keen to catch up through agricultural development.

  5. Janice Kiecolt-Glaser:

    Inflammation is more and more being seen as associated with a whole host of things you don’t want — cardiovascular disease, diabetes, arthritis, frailty, and functional decline.


Translations for host

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  • مضيف, آدب, مستضيف, مArabic
  • гаспада́рBelarusian
  • amfitriona, amfitrió, allotjarCatalan, Valencian
  • pořadatel, hostitel, hostitCzech
  • værtDanish
  • Veranstalter, Träger, Showmaster, Organisator, Wirt, Moderator, Gastgeber, durchführen, aufnehmen, bereitstellen, Heer, Hostie, organisieren, Gastgeber seinGerman
  • ξενιστήςGreek
  • gastiganto, hostio, gastigiEsperanto
  • anfitriona, hospedador, hospedero, anfitrión, hospedante, maestro de ceremonias, conductor, organizador, huésped, alojarSpanish
  • میزبانPersian
  • isäntä, juontaja, isännöidä, juontaa, joukko, hostata, sotajoukko, öylätti, toimiaFinnish
  • hôte, organisateur, maître de maison, animateur, amphitryon, ost, hostie, animer, recevoir, hébergerFrench
  • óstachIrish
  • מארחים, מארח, מנחהHebrew
  • मेज़बानHindi
  • házigazda, ostyaHungarian
  • զորքArmenian
  • hospiteroInterlingua
  • hýsill, gestgjafi, hýsa, kynnirIcelandic
  • organizzatore, ospitante, moderatore, host, server, anfitrione, ostia, ospitare, ospiteItalian
  • ホスト, 主催者, 主人, 司会Japanese
  • saimnieksLatvian
  • nihowera, whakauwhi, whakamanuhiri, whakauhiMāori
  • домаќинка, водител, домаќин, водителкаMacedonian
  • tuan rumah, perumahMalay
  • vertNorwegian
  • drager, host, gastvrouw, gastgever, gastheer, organisator, moderator, hosten, troep, onderbrengen, heerschaar, hostie, leger, modereren, ontvangen, bergDutch
  • vertNorwegian Nynorsk
  • gospodarz, hostiaPolish
  • كوربهPashto, Pushto
  • mediador, organizador, anfitrião, hospedeiro, apresentador, realizador, partícula, hóstiaPortuguese
  • gazdă, prezentator, moderator, moderatoare, amfitrionRomanian
  • организм-хозяин, се́рвер, хост, церемониймейстер, ведущий, модератор, хозяин, клетка-хозяин, главная ЭВМ, войско, множество, ратьRussian
  • газда, домаћин, gazda, domaćin, gazdarica, domaćinica, газдарица, домаћиница, hostijaSerbo-Croatian
  • vodíteljica, gostíteljica, gostítelj, vodítelj, gostitiSlovene
  • värdSwedish
  • evsahibiTurkish
  • میزبانیUrdu
  • silananefVolapük
  • 主持人Chinese

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