Sometimes, special terms can take us by surprise. Such services with unclear names, provided by many hosting companies mean nothing to not tech savvy people. However, here, we will open the curtain of obscurity.
So, what is a dedicated server, and what is it used for? Literally, a dedicated server is used for a so-called dedicated hosting, i.e. a hosting where the client gets a separate server for his full use. There is a virtual hosting as opposed to a dedicated hosting. A virtual hosting server can contain several sites (from dozens to hundreds).