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host1 US English

A person who receives or entertains other people as guests

host2 US English

A large number of people or things

host3 US English

The bread consecrated in the Eucharist

host1 US Thesaurus

the host greeted the guests

host2 US Thesaurus

a host of memories

Host in hosta US English

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

heavenly host US English

A literary or biblical term for the angels

definitive host US English

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

intermediate host US English

An organism that supports the immature or nonreproductive forms of a parasite

cohost US English

A joint host

host cell in host1 US English

A living cell in which a virus multiplies

host computer in host1 US English

A computer that mediates multiple access to databases mounted on it or provides other services to a computer network