A host is a person or a location that provides for the needs of other people or things. There are many different kinds of hosts:
- The host of a TV show provides entertainment for the audience.
- The host at a restaurant receives customers and finds them a table. Sometimes, the word "hostess" is used when the host is a woman.
- The host at a party is the person who arranges for food, comfort, and other forms of hospitality.
- When you leave a party, make sure that you thank your host.
- The host for a website is the company that provides space on a server for the website to operate.
The word "host" is often used as a verb:
- Amazon hosts many websites around the world.
- I’m looking around for a new company to host my website.
- This year St. Louis will host the Superbowl.
- The people who live next door to me are hosting a big party this weekend.
- Have you ever hosted a party?
- Wink Martindale was the host for a famous game show on television.
He’s hosting a game show.
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January 23, 2019