guest

If you invite a friend to your home, she is your guest. You might announce to your parents that you've invited seven guests for Thanksgiving.

Someone who's visiting, or who's been asked to come, is a guest. If your next door neighbor comes over for lunch, she's a guest, and every one of the two hundred people you invite to a wedding is also a guest. You're often referred to as a guest when you stay at a hotel, too. The Old English root of guest is g├Žst, "a stranger" or "an accidental guest."

Primary Meanings of guest

1.
n
a visitor to whom hospitality is extended
2.
n
(computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network
Full Definitions of guest
1

n a visitor to whom hospitality is extended

Synonyms:
invitee
Types:
guest of honor
the person in whose honor a gathering is held
house guest, houseguest
a guest entertained in your house
wedding guest
a guest at a wedding
Type of:
visitant, visitor
someone who visits

n a customer of a hotel or restaurant etc.

Types:
no-show
a guest who fails to notify a hotel or restaurant when canceling a reservation
overnighter
a guest who stays overnight
Type of:
client, customer
someone who pays for goods or services
2

n (computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network

Synonyms:
client, node
Type of:
computer, computing device, computing machine, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system
a machine for performing calculations automatically

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