A large medical facility, usually in a building with multiple floors, where seriously ill or injured patients are given extensive medical and/or surgical treatment.
‘Luckily an ambulance arrived quickly and he was rushed to hospital.’; ‘Luckily an ambulance arrived quickly and he was rushed to the hospital.’;
The act or service of welcoming, receiving, hosting, or entertaining guests.
‘Please thank our hosts for their hospitality during the week that we stayed.’;
A building founded for the long-term care of its residents, such as an almshouse. The residents may have no physical ailments, but simply need financial support.
(business) The business of providing catering, lodging and entertainment service; the industry which includes the operation of hotels, restaurants, and similar enterprises.
‘After graduating from college, she found a job in hospitality.’;
(obsolete) A place of lodging.
The act or practice of one who is hospitable; reception and entertainment of strangers or guests without reward, or with kind and generous liberality.
‘Given to hospitality.’; ‘And little recks to find the way to heavenBy doing deeds of hospitality.’;
kindness in welcoming guests or strangers
A place for shelter or entertainment; an inn.
Hospitality is the relationship between a guest and a host, wherein the host receives the guest with some amount of 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.
A building in which the sick, injured, or infirm are received and treated; a public or private institution founded for reception and cure, or for the refuge, of persons diseased in body or mind, or disabled, infirm, or dependent, and in which they are treated either at their own expense, or more often by charity in whole or in part; a tent, building, or other place where the sick or wounded of an army cared for.
a health facility where patients receive treatment
a medical institution where sick or injured people are given medical or surgical care
A hospital is a health care institution providing patient treatment with specialized medical and nursing staff and medical equipment. The best-known type of hospital is the general hospital, which typically has an emergency department to treat urgent health problems ranging from fire and accident victims to a sudden illness.