English - Vietnamese Dictionary
host /houst/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- chủ khách sạn, chủ quán trọ
- (sinh vật học) cây chủ, vật chủ
- to reckon without one's host
- quên không tính đến khó khăn; quên không tính đến sự phản đối
- đặt kế hoạch mà không trao đổi với những nhân vật hữu quan chủ yếu
- danh từ
- số đông, loạt (người, sự việc, đồ vật), đám đông
- a host of people: đông người
- a host of difficult: một loạt khó khăn
- he is a host in himself: mình anh ấy bằng cả một đám đông (có thể làm việc bằng năm bằng mười người gộp lại)
- (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) đạo quân
+a person who invites guests to a social event (such as a party in his or her own home) and who is responsible for them while they are there
+a vast multitude
+an animal or plant that nourishes and supports a parasite; it does not benefit and is often harmed by the association
+a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers)
+archaic terms for army
+any organization that provides resources and facilities for a function or event
+(medicine) recipient of transplanted tissue or organ from a donor
+the owner or manager of an inn
+a technical name for the bread used in the service of Mass or Holy Communion
+(computer science) a computer that provides client stations with access to files and printers as shared resources to a computer network
+be the host of or for
Advanced English Dictionary
1 hostess, innkeeper, hotelier, hotel-keeper, hotelman, landlord or landlady, manager or manageress, proprietor or proprietress, Brit publican:
As host, it is my responsibility to greet the guests.
2 entertainer, master or mistress of ceremonies, emcee, MC, announcer, Brit presenter, compère, US tummler:
For twenty years he has been the host of popular TV quiz shows.
3 entertain, act or play the host or hostess, have:
She hosts a dinner-party for close friends every Wednesday.
army, swarm, crowd, horde, multitude, throng, mob, pack, herd, troop, legion, body, assembly, assemblage, drove:
The rock group turned up with a host of followers, their so-called groupies.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 [C] a person who invites guests to a meal, a party, etc. or who has people staying at their house: Ian, our host, introduced us to the other guests.
2 [C] a country, a city or an organization that holds and arranges a special event: The college is playing host to a group of visiting Russian scientists.
3 [C] a person who introduces and talks to guests on a television or radio show: a TV game show host
4 [C] (technical) an animal or a plant on which another animal or plant lives and feeds
5 [C] ~ of sb/sth a large number of people or things: A host of musicians will perform at the festival. + a host of possibilities
6 (the Host) [sing.] the bread that is used in the Christian service of COMMUNION, after it has been BLESSED
See also - HOSTESS
+ verb [VN]
1 to organize an event to which others are invited and make all the arrangements for them: Germany is bidding to host the World Cup finals. + Birmingham is hosting a three-day conference on drugs. + The Arts Centre is hosting a folk festival this summer.
2 to introduce a television or radio programme, a show, etc: The awards ceremony will be hosted by Sir David Frost.
3 to organize a party that you have invited guests to: to host a dinner
1 person who receives and entertains visitors
charming, generous, genial, good, perfect, welcoming
George was a perfect host.
VERB + HOST
act as, play
The village is playing host to a film crew.
HOST + NOUN
club, community, country, family, government, nation, society, state
The host club is to be congratulated on its organization of the tournament.
The acre of garden is host to a splendid bank of rhododendrons.
2 person who introduces a television or radio show
chat-show, game-show, talk-show, television, TV
The event will be opened by television host Bill Punter.
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