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Meaning of host

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 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
      2: a vast multitude [syn: {horde}, {host}, {legion}]
      3: an animal or plant that nourishes and supports a parasite; it
         does not benefit and is often harmed by the association [ant:
      4: a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an
         introductory speech and introduces other speakers) [syn:
         {master of ceremonies}, {emcee}, {host}]
      5: archaic terms for army [syn: {host}, {legion}]
      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
      8: the owner or manager of an inn [syn: {host}, {innkeeper},
      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 [syn: {server}, {host}]
      v 1: be the host of or for; "We hosted 4 couples last night"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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