Host (host) /hōst/ common

Malay Meaning or Translation of - 'host'

host - tuan rumah

English to English Meaning - 'host'

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


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Related Phrases

  • intermediate host - a host that is used by a parasite in the course of its life cycle
  • definitive host - the host in which the sexual reproduction of a parasite takes place
  • youth hostel - inexpensive supervised lodging (especially for youths on bicycling trips)
  • irrational hostility - extreme prejudice
  • air hostess - a woman steward on an airplane
  • family hostaceae - one of many families or subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted; includes genus Hosta
  • genus hosta - robust east Asian clump-forming perennial herbs having racemose flowers: plantain lilies; sometimes placed in family Hostaceae
  • latent hostility - feelings of hostility that are not manifest; "he could sense her latent hostility to him"; "the diplomats'' first concern was to reduce international tensions"
  • with hostility - in a belligerent hostile manner; "he pushed her against the wall belligerently"

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