Meaning of host

Definition of host

(noun) 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
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)
any organization that provides resources and facilities for a function or event; "Atlanta was chosen to be host for the Olympic Games"
(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
(verb) be the host of or for; "We hosted 4 couples last night"

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