Synonyms and Antonyms of host

  1. 1 a great number of persons or creatures massed together a host of people of all faiths gathered in St. Peter's Square to see the Pope Synonyms army, bike [chiefly Scottish], cram, crush, drove, flock, herd, horde, crowd, legion, mass, mob, multitude, press, rout, scrum, swarm, throngRelated Words masses, millions, rabble, rabblement, riffraff; gaggle; heap, mountain, pile; jam, logjam

  2. 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 Synonyms array, battalion, army, legionRelated Words militia, national guard, standing army; infantry, ranks, regulars, soldiers, troopers, troops

  3. 3 a person who conducts a program of entertainment by making introductions and providing continuity our favorite morning TV show has a new host Synonyms emcee, announcer, MCRelated Words mistress of ceremonies; DJ, disc jockey (or disk jockey), shock jock, veejay, VJ; huckster, pitchman; anchor, anchorman, anchorperson, anchorwoman, newscaster; CBer, ham, radioman

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