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pronunciation:
host
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who entertains guests.
Our host served pizza, soda, and birthday cake at his party.
 
definition 2: a plant or animal that has a parasite living on or in it. A parasite gets its food and energy from the host organism.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: hosts, hosting, hosted
definition: to be or serve as a host at.
Her parents are hosting the wedding.
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hosp, host1 Latin root that means host, guest