- 1 host something to organize an event to which others are invited and make all the arrangements for them San Diego hosted the America's Cup regatta in 1995. Cleveland is hosting a three-day conference on drugs. The Arts center is hosting a folk festival this summer.
- 2host something to introduce a television or radio program, a show, etc.
- 3host something to organize a party that you have invited guests to to host a dinner
- 4host something to store a Web site on a computer connected to the Internet, usually in return for payment a company that builds and hosts e-commerce sites
NAmE//hoʊst//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they host
he / she / it hosts
past simple hosted
-ing form hosting