Host in a sentence

The word "host" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of host and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Host

  • The consecrated wafer, believed to be the body of Christ, which in the Mass is offered as a sacrifice; also, the bread before consecration.
  • An army; a number of men gathered for war.
  • Any great number or multitude; a throng.
  • One who receives or entertains another, whether gratuitously or for compensation; one from whom another receives food, lodging, or entertainment; a landlord.
  • Any animal or plant affording lodgment or subsistence to a parasitic or commensal organism. Thus a tree is a host of an air plant growing upon it.
  • an animal or plant that nourishes and supports a parasite; it does not benefit and is often harmed by the association
  • (computer science) a computer that provides client stations with access to files and printers as shared resources to a computer network
  • a technical name for the bread used in the service of Mass or Holy Communion
  • a vast multitude
  • archaic terms for army
  • any organization that provides resources and facilities for a function or event
  • the owner or manager of an inn
  • 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
  • (medicine) recipient of transplanted tissue or organ from a donor
  • a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers)
  • be the host of or for

How to use host in a sentence. Host pronunciation.

The "Last Chance" had found a "clay casing" and knew they were "right on the ledge"-consequence, "feet" that went begging yesterday were worth a brick house apiece to-day, and seedy owners who could not get trusted for a drink at any bar in the country yesterday were roaring drunk on champagne to-day and had hosts of warm personal friends in a town where they had forgotten how to bow or shake hands from long-continued want of practice.
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We must see-some means must be found-" and then without any greeting to his host, he slowly returned to his own house.
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To the ordinary civilities of her host and hostess she replied softly, modestly, in the manner of a very young and timid girl; save when addressed, she kept silence, and sat with head inclined; a virginal freshness breathed about her; she ate very little, and that without her usual gusto, but rather as if performing a dainty ceremony.
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Without delay, Louise was conveyed beneath the roof, and her host, a man of energy, sped towards the fire to be of what assistance he could.
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G. FINNEY, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, AND HOSTS OF OTHERS.
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During the repast, the host was called from the table for a little time.
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There was sprightly conversation, in which the host, obviously glad of his wife's absence, took a moderate part.
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At Brussels and in Paris she had made hosts of friends, just the right sort of people.
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Camors well knew this innocent weakness of his host, but, notwithstanding, was its dupe for one instant during the evening.
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He entered into the folly of his host with affectionate grace.
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Camors protested, with a sinister smile, that he felt very much inclined to fulfil the prophecy of his host; and they reentered the dining-room to find the circle increased by the arrival of several visitors.
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Waitah, take this gentleman's ordah," said the host.
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Aw! hold on," exclaimed the host; "we nevah use that, don't y' know, except to cool the apollinaris.
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After a magnificent repast, his host politely inquired of Popanilla whether he would like to go to the Opera, the comedy, or a concert; but the Fantaisian philosopher was not yet quite corrupted; and, still inspired with a desire to acquire useful knowledge, he begged his landlord to procure him immediately a pamphlet on the Shell Question.
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While his host was engaged in procuring this luxury a man entered the room and told Popanilla that he had walked that day two thousand five hundred paces, and that the tax due to the Excise upon this promenade was fifty crowns.
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His host now entered with the 'Novum Organon' of the great Periwinkle.
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There is three umpires in this matter, as I understand: that is, Master Page, fidelicet Master Page; and there is myself, fidelicet myself; and the three party is, lastly and finally, mine host of the Garter.
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The Garter Inn Enter FALSTAFF, HOST, BARDOLPH, NYM, PISTOL, and ROBIN FALSTAFF.
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Mine host of the Garter! HOST.
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Truly, mine host, I must turn away some of my followers.
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Examples of Host

Example #1
Johnny Morgan, a common loafer, had gone to sleep in the gutter and waked up worth a hundred thousand dollars, in consequence of the decision in the "Lady Franklin and Rough and Ready" lawsuit.
Example #2
The widow Brewster had "struck it rich" in the "Golden Fleece" and sold ten feet for $18,000-hadn't money enough to buy a crape bonnet when Sing-Sing Tommy killed her husband at Baldy Johnson's wake last spring.
Example #3
And at the same time he now said to himself, that if indeed Sirona had fled into the desert instead of to the senator's house he was wasting time, and letting the start, which she had already gained, increase in a fatal degree.
Example #4
Phoebicius had no mind to listen to any speech from Polykarp's mother, but her question suggested to him for the first time a rapid retrospect of all that had occurred, and he could not conceal from himself that his suspicions rested on weak grounds.
Example #5
Her eyes never moved in Mumford's direction.
Example #6
At breakfast her behaviour was marked with excessive decorum.