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  Words related to host

Related / Similar Words: server, Host, horde, legion, innkeeper, boniface, master of ceremonies, emcee

 

Definition:
  • an animal or plant that nourishes and supports a parasite; the host does not benefit and is often harmed by the association;
  • (computer science) a computer that provides client stations with access to files and printers as shared resources to a computer network;
  • a technical name for the bread used in the service of Mass or Holy Communion;
  • a vast multitude;
  • archaic terms for army;
  • any organization that provides resources and facilities for a function or event; "Atlanta was chosen to be host for the Olympic Games";
  • the owner or manager of an inn;
  • 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;
  • (medicine) recipient of transplanted tissue or organ from a donor;
  • a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers);
  • be the host of or for; "We hosted 4 couples last night";

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    Hyponyms: intermediate host, definitive host, Roman Legion, Sabaoth, hostess, padrone, victualer, victualler, compere, Lord of Misrule, question master, quizmaster, ringmaster, toastmaster, Sullivan, Ed Sullivan, Edward Vincent Sullivan, feast, banquet, junket, wine and dine, emcee, do the honors

     

    Part Meronyms: computer network

     

    Derivational Morphology: emcee, compere, innkeeper, boniface, master of ceremonies

     

    Anagrams: shot, tosh

     

     
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