Definition of HOST

noun : HOST

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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 ;

  • 3. (

    ) an animal or plant that nourishes and supports a parasite; it does not benefit and is often harmed by the association ;

  • 6. (

    ) any organization that provides resources and facilities for a function or event; "Atlanta was chosen to be host for the Olympic Games" ;

  • 7. (

    ) (medicine) recipient of transplanted tissue or organ from a donor ;

  • 9. (

    ) a technical name for the bread used in the service of Mass or Holy Communion ;

  • 10. (

    ) (computer science) a computer that provides client stations with access to files and printers as shared resources to a computer network ;

verb : HOST

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) be the host of or for; "We hosted 4 couples last night" ;


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