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Definitions of host:
  • noun:   an animal or plant that nourishes and supports a parasite; the host does not benefit and is often harmed by the association
  • noun:   a technical name for the bread used in the service of Mass or Holy Communion
  • noun:   archaic terms for army
  • noun:   any organization that provides resources and facilities for a function or event
    Example: "Atlanta was chosen to be host for the Olympic Games"
  • noun:   the owner or manager of an inn
  • 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
  • noun:   (medicine) recipient of transplanted tissue or organ from a donor
  • noun:   (computer science) a computer that provides client stations with access to files and printers as shared resources to a computer network
  • noun:   a vast multitude
  • noun:   a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers)
  • verb:   be the host of or for
    Example: "We hosted 4 couples last night"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #15475)

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