Noun Definition

host

1.Definition: (computer science) a computer that provides client stations with access to files and printers as shared resources to a computer network

Related Noun(s):server

Category: Objects

2.Definition: (medicine) recipient of transplanted tissue or organ from a donor

Category: People

3.Definition: a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers)

Related Noun(s):emcee, master of ceremonies

Category: People

4.Definition: 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

Category: People

5.Definition: a technical name for the bread used in the service of Mass or Holy Communion

Category: Food

6.Definition: a vast multitude

Related Noun(s):legion, horde

Category: General

7.Definition: an animal or plant that nourishes and supports a parasite; it does not benefit and is often harmed by the association

Category: Animals

8.Definition: any organization that provides resources and facilities for a function or event

"Atlanta was chosen to be host for the Olympic Games"

Category: General

9.Definition: archaic terms for army

Related Noun(s):legion

Category: General

10.Definition: the owner or manager of an inn

Related Noun(s):boniface, innkeeper

Category: People