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host

noun

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  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 of host army, bike [chiefly Scottish], cram, crush, drove, flock, herd, horde, crowd, legion, mass, mob, multitude, press, rout, scrum, swarm, throngWords Related to host 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 of host array, battalion, army, legionWords Related to host 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 of host emcee, announcer, MCWords Related to host 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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