1. 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. a vast multitude
3. an animal or plant that nourishes and supports a parasite; the host does not benefit and is often harmed by the association
- antonym： parasite
4. a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers)
5. archaic terms for army
- synonym： legion
6. any organization that provides resources and facilities for a function or event;
- "Atlanta was chosen to be host for the Olympic Games"
7. (medicine) recipient of transplanted tissue or organ from a donor
8. the owner or manager of an inn
9. (computer science) a computer that provides client stations with access to files and printers as shared resources to a computer network
- synonym： server
1. be the host of or for;
- "We hosted 4 couples last night"
- HST Orbital Systems Test (Platform)
- Hardened Optical Sensor Testbed
- Hybrid Open Systems Technology
- Amerihost Properties, Inc.
- Hardware And Operating System Troubleshooting
- Hawaii Operational Safety Team
- Headquarters On-Line System for Transportation
- Healthcare Open Systems and Trial
- Help One Student To ....
- History Of Science And Technology