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host1 British & World English

A person who receives or entertains other people as guests

host2 British & World English

A large number of people or things

host3 British & World English

The bread consecrated in the Eucharist

host1 English Thesaurus

the host greeted the new guests

host2 English Thesaurus

a host of memories rushed into her mind

a host/hosts of in host2 British & World English

A large number of people or things

the host in host2 British & World English

(In biblical use) the angels regarded collectively

Host in hosta British & World English

An East Asian plant cultivated in the West for its shade-tolerant foliage and loose clusters of tubular mauve or white flowers

co-host British & World English

A person who hosts an event or broadcast with another or others

mine host British & World English

The landlord or landlady of a pub

definitive host British & World English

An organism which supports the adult or sexually reproductive form of a parasite

intermediate host British & World English

An organism that supports the immature or non-reproductive forms of a parasite

mine host in host1 British & World English

The landlord or landlady of a pub

host cell in host1 British & World English

A living cell in which a virus multiplies

host computer in host1 British & World English

A computer which stores a website or other data that can be accessed over the Internet or which provides other services to a network