host

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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (of a party)
a. el anfitrión
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la anfitriona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The hosts made us feel at home.Los anfitriones nos hicieron sentir como en casa.
2. (television, radio)
a. el presentador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la presentadora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
He is the host of a well-known talk show.Es presentador de un conocido programa de entrevistas.
3. (retail or hospitality position)
a. el anfitrión
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la anfitriona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We're looking for hosts to welcome our customers.Buscamos anfitriones para darles la bienvenida a nuestros clientes.
4. (biology)
a. el huésped
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The parasite needs a host in order to live.El parásito necesita un huésped para poder sobrevivir.
5. (computing)
a. el servidor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
All of the computers are connected to the same host.Todas las computadoras están conectadas al mismo servidor.
6. (large quantity)
a. la multitud
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A host of protesters interrupted the politician's speech.Una multitud de manifestantes interrumpió el discurso del político.
b. el sinfín
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The city is overrun by hosts of tourists during the summer.Un sinfín de turistas invaden la ciudad durante el verano.
7. (recipient of a transplant)
a. el receptor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la receptora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The host's body seems to have accepted the new kidney.El cuerpo de la receptora parece haber aceptado el nuevo riñón.
8. (army)
a. la hueste
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The hosts of the enemy were spread out over the valley.Las huestes del enemigo se extendían por todo el valle.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
9. (to act as the emcee for a program)
a. presentar
She has hosted the program for the last ten years.Ella ha presentado el programa durante los últimos diez años.
10. (to stage an event)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I'm hosting a small gathering of my closest friends at my house tonight.Invité a algunos de mis amigos más cercanos a mi casa esta noche.
We hosted their anniversary dinner.Ofrecimos nuestra casa para su cena de aniversario.
11. (to be the location for an event)
a. ser la sede de
Brazil hosted the FIFA World Cup in 2014.Brasil fue la sede del Mundial de la FIFA en 2014.
12. (to provide lodging for)
a. alojar
I can host your friends. I have a guest room.Yo puedo alojar a tus amigos. Tengo un cuarto de huéspedes.
b. hospedar
The woman who hosted us at her house was very friendly.La mujer que nos hospedó en su casa era muy amable.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
13. (welcoming)
a. anfitrión
It's essential that host families make foreign students feel welcome.Es esencial que las familias anfitrionas hagan que los estudiantes extranjeros se sientan bienvenidos.
Host
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
14. (religion)
a. la Hostia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
For Catholics, the Host represents Christ's body.Para los católicos, la hostia representa el cuerpo de Cristo.
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host
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (religion)
a. la hostia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(consecrated bread)
host [həʊst]
noun
1 (to guest) anfitriónonaanfitriona (m) (f);ona anfitriona (TV) (Rad) presentadorapresentadora (m) (f);a presentadora [of inn] hostelero (m); mesonero (m)
I thanked my hosts di las gracias a los anfitriones or a los que me habían invitado; we were hosts for a week to a Spanish boy recibimos en casa durante una semana a un joven español
2 (Bot) (Zool) huésped (m)
3 (Comput) (also host computer) servidor (m)
...hosts that consume too many network resources A "domain name" is assigned to every computer network and host computer which operates on the net
transitive verb
[+TV programme, games] presentar; [+conference] ser anfitrión de;
modifier
host country (n) país (m) anfitrión
host [həʊst]
noun
1 (crowd) multitud (f)
for a whole host of reasons por un sinfín de razones; I have a host of problems tengo un sinfín or un montón de problemas; they came in hosts acudieron a millares
2 (army) hueste (f); ejército (m)
host [həʊst]
noun
(Rel) hostia (f)
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