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1 a great number of persons or creatures massed together
  • a host of people assembled along the parade route to see the new president

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2 a large body of men and women organized for land warfare
  • the small band of defenders was no match for the enemy's mighty host of thousands

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3 a person who conducts a program of entertainment by making introductions and providing continuity
  • our favorite morning TV show has a new host

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The first known use of host was in the 13th century

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“Host.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 6 December 2019.

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