Meaning of HOST in English


n. & v. --n. 1 a person who receives or entertains another as a guest. 2 the landlord of an inn (mine host). 3 Biol. an animal or plant having a parasite or commensal. 4 an animal or person that has received a transplanted organ etc. 5 the compëre of a show, esp. of a television or radio programme. act as host to (a person) or at (an event). [ME f. OF oste f. L hospes -pitis host, guest]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.