Definition of 'host'
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Example sentences containing 'host'
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They must now beat the host nation today to stand any chance of reaching the next stage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Washington was in no mood to host his party. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Expect to see a whole host of other legends on stage. The Sun (2016)The host nation also pays for hotels and flights. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We also host 30 awards and alumni networking dinners a year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Pence worked as a rightwing radio host before entering Congress. The Sun (2016)And with viewers able to get involved from home, the host is expecting chaos. The Sun (2016)Hosting on Airbnb puts money in the pockets of regular Londoners. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is possible that the critical infrastructure you rely on is hosted in another country over which the UK has no control. Computing (2010)The hosts may be in for a nasty surprise. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They will also have to host an annual fête. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The plan is at an early stage but would see them hosting their own show. The Sun (2009)The president is indifferent to the offence of the host nation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She also hosts coffee mornings and leads trips to the seaside. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The midfielder lived with a host family. The Sun (2012)We are considering hosting a garden party next month. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We divided the church into groups we could host at our home. Christianity Today (2000)This can cause a whole host of problems but the main thing is obesity. The Sun (2014)My suspicion is my table hosts may not share my enthusiasm on the subject. The Sun (2009)At one point he hosted an annual chicken sale. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It should be an honour for him to host the show. The Sun (2007)The host nation won a hockey game. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She also hosted parties at which the housekeeper was expected to pitch in. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Home advantage does count for something as the host nation has always made it through to the second round. The Sun (2010)Language schools and universities are always looking for host families to house foreign exchange students for the holidays or for one term. Times, Sunday Times (2013)To compete in marathons he often ran hundreds of miles or more to the host city before taking part in the race itself. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is totally unacceptable to impose one's own culture on to the host country. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She has since worked as a radio producer and hosted programmes criticising the Cuban leader. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It had been over two decades since the University city hosted a match as big as this. The Sun (2015)How will England do as the host country? Times, Sunday Times (2015)She would probably perform at a BBQ providing the host put on a good spread. The Sun (2011)With that folksy grumble of a voice, he hosts a programme of music from the 1950s. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Today Warsaw plays host to a critical summit in the course of which Nato leaders must find coherent answers to the new threats facing the alliance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Dubai may have lost its shine in the age of the credit crunch, but the villas on the Palm still claim a host of famous owners. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Synonyms of 'host'
presenter, compere, anchorman or anchorwoman
Trends of 'host'
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Translations for 'host'
British English: host /həʊst/ NOUN
party The host at a party is the person who has invited everybody.
I didn't know anyone at the party, except the host.
- American English: host entertains
- Arabic: مُضِيفٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: anfitrião
- Chinese: 主人
- Croatian: domaćin
- Czech: hostitel
- Danish: vært
- Dutch: gastheer
- European Spanish: anfitrión
- Finnish: isäntä juontaja
- French: hôte
- German: Gastgeber
- Greek: οικοδεσπότης
- Italian: ospite
- Japanese: ホスト entertains
- Korean: 주인
- Norwegian: vert
- Polish: gospodarz
- European Portuguese: anfitrião
- Romanian: gazdă
- Russian: хозяин
- Spanish: anfitrión
- Swedish: värd
- Thai: เจ้าภาพ
- Turkish: ev sahibi
- Ukrainian: господар
- Vietnamese: người chiêu đãi
British English: host /həʊst/ NOUN
large number A host of things is a lot of them.
...a whole host of electrical gadgets.
- American English: host multitude
- Arabic: حَشْدٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: multidão
- Chinese: 许多
- Croatian: mnoštvo
- Czech: spousta
- Danish: vrimmel
- Dutch: massa veelheid
- European Spanish: gran cantidad
- Finnish: joukko
- French: multitude
- German: Menge
- Greek: πλήθος
- Italian: moltitudine
- Japanese: 多数 multitude
- Korean: 다수
- Norwegian: mengde
- Polish: chmara
- European Portuguese: multidão
- Romanian: mulțime
- Russian: масса
- Spanish: gran cantidad
- Swedish: massa
- Thai: จำนวนมาก
- Turkish: kalabalık
- Ukrainian: велика кількість
- Vietnamese: nhiều
Definition of host from the Collins English Dictionary
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