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Definition of "hosting" []

  • A person who receives or entertains guests, esp in his own home (noun)
  • A country or organization which provides facilities for and receives visitors to an event (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • The compere of a show or television programme (noun)
  • An animal or plant that nourishes and supports a parasite (noun)
  • An animal, esp an embryo, into which tissue is experimentally grafted (noun)
  • A computer connected to a network and providing facilities to other computers and their users (noun)
  • The owner or manager of an inn (noun)
  • To be the host of (a party, programme, etc) (verb)
  • To leave (a restaurant) without paying the bill (verb)
  • Present participle of host. (verb)

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  • Running and maintaining a computer system on someone's behalf. (noun)
  • A battle. (noun)

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Use "hosting" in a sentence
  • "Saving 10% on the CDN and 10% on the hosting is a nice 20% increase in revenue."
  • "Since the fall of 2005, Google has joined several large West Coast companies such as Microsoft, Starbucks and Yahoo in hosting authors for weekly, sometimes daily, book-selling events that were once the sacred realm of bookstores."
  • "Contrary to what many may believe, the benefits for a municipality in hosting spring training teams do not come from the facility and games."