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1. intermediate

adjective. ['ˌɪntɝˈmiːdiːɪt, ˌɪnɝˈmiːdiːɪt'] lying between two extremes in time or space or state.

Synonyms

  • penultimate
  • mediate
  • second-year
  • in-between
  • middle
  • third-year
  • sophomore
  • grey
  • next-to-last
  • subterminal
  • gray
  • antepenultimate
  • halfway

Antonyms

  • old
  • insubordinate
  • senior
  • immediate

Etymology

  • intermediatus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Intermediate Host

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  • toast
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  • post
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  • khost
  • ghost
  • coste
  • coast
  • boast

Example sentences of the word intermediate-host


1. Noun Phrase
Chickens consume these intermediate hosts, which harbor tapeworm larvae, and become infected.

2. Noun Phrase
For poultry, those intermediate hosts are generally insects.

3. Noun Phrase
If free-ranging, intermediate hosts include various insects along with worms, snails and slugs.

4. Noun Phrase
In squid, the juvenile whale tapeworms can live even after the intermediate host has died.

2. intermediate

noun. ['ˌɪntɝˈmiːdiːɪt, ˌɪnɝˈmiːdiːɪt'] a substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained.

Synonyms

  • chemical

Antonyms

  • early
  • late

Etymology

  • intermediatus (Latin)

3. intermediate

adjective. ['ˌɪntɝˈmiːdiːɪt, ˌɪnɝˈmiːdiːɪt'] around the middle of a scale of evaluation.

Synonyms

  • moderate
  • average

Antonyms

  • mediacy
  • peripheral
  • end

Etymology

  • intermediatus (Latin)

4. host

noun. ['ˈhoʊst'] 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.

Synonyms

  • grownup
  • hostess

Antonyms

  • epizoan
  • ectozoon
  • organism

Etymology

  • hoste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • oste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • hospes (Latin)

5. host

noun. ['ˈhoʊst'] a vast multitude.

Synonyms

  • horde
  • concourse
  • multitude
  • legion

Antonyms

  • nonexistence
  • absence
  • nonexistent
  • nonbeing

Etymology

  • hoste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • oste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • hospes (Latin)

6. host

noun. ['ˈhoʊst'] an animal or plant that nourishes and supports a parasite; it does not benefit and is often harmed by the association.

Synonyms

  • definitive host
  • intermediate host
  • being

Antonyms

  • software
  • employee
  • few
  • clergy

Etymology

  • hoste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • oste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • hospes (Latin)

7. host

noun. ['ˈhoʊst'] a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers).

Synonyms

  • compere
  • entertainer
  • symposiarch
  • ringmaster
  • Lord of Misrule
  • quizmaster
  • toastmaster
  • emcee
  • question master

Antonyms

  • ectoparasite
  • being
  • endoparasite
  • ectozoan

Etymology

  • hoste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • oste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • hospes (Latin)

8. host

noun. ['ˈhoʊst'] archaic terms for army.

Synonyms

  • regular army
  • Sabaoth
  • ground forces
  • legion
  • army

Antonyms

  • conservative
  • man
  • emotional person
  • liberal

Etymology

  • hoste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • oste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • hospes (Latin)

9. host

noun. ['ˈhoʊst'] any organization that provides resources and facilities for a function or event.

Synonyms

  • organisation

Antonyms

  • unsexy
  • nonalignment

Etymology

  • hoste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • oste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • hospes (Latin)

10. Host

noun. a technical name for the bread used in the service of Mass or Holy Communion.

Synonyms

  • staff of life
  • bread
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