What does hospitality mean?

Definitions for hospitality
ˌhɒs pɪˈtæl ɪ tihos·pi·tal·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cordial reception, hospitalitynoun

    kindness in welcoming guests or strangers

Wiktionary

  1. hospitalitynoun

    The business of providing catering, lodging and entertainment service.

    Etymology: From hospitalité, from hospitalitas, from hospitalis, from hospes.

  2. hospitalitynoun

    The act or service of welcoming, receiving, hosting, or entertaining guests

    Please thank our hosts for their hospitality during the week that we stayed.

    Etymology: From hospitalité, from hospitalitas, from hospitalis, from hospes.

Wikipedia

  1. Hospitality

    Hospitality is the relationship between a guest and a host, wherein the host receives the guest with goodwill, including the reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers. Louis, chevalier de Jaucourt describes hospitality in the Encyclopédie as the virtue of a great soul that cares for the whole universe through the ties of humanity. Hospitality is also the way we treat people, that is the service of welcoming receiving guests for example in hotels. Hospitality plays a fundamental role to augment or decrease the volume of sales of an organization hence every business should master it. Hospitality ethics is a discipline that studies this usage of hospitality.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hospitalitynoun

    the act or practice of one who is hospitable; reception and entertainment of strangers or guests without reward, or with kind and generous liberality

    Etymology: [L. hospitalitas: cf. F. hospitalit.]

Freebase

  1. Hospitality

    Hospitality is the relationship between the guest and the host, or the act or practice of being hospitable. Specifically, this includes the reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hospitality in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hospitality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of hospitality in a Sentence

  1. Joshua Garroway:

    I venture to guess that begging and hospitality will have sufficed to meet the basic needs of Jesus and the companions with whom he traveled.

  2. Craig Crawford:

    We saw no plan offered by DNC officials for meaningful interaction with their members, time-limited 10 minute speeches and a hospitality room? Direct mail vendors probably get more exposure.

  3. Yorgos Geniatakis:

    We Greeks are famous for our hospitality and we're proud of that, of course Greek people will be happy to see tourists.

  4. Molly Reich:

    But then someone from offices and hospitality talked to them and they finally agreed.

  5. Alek Mager:

    The whole hospitality industry, I think, sees a really nice upswing.

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