HyperDic: cater

English > 2 senses of the word cater:
VERBconsumptioncater, provide, supply, plygive what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
consumptioncatersupply food ready to eat
cater > pronunciation
Soundskey'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > cater: 2 senses > verb 1, consumption
MeaningGive what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance.
PatternSomebody ----s to somebody
Synonymsprovide, supply, ply
NarroweraccommodateProvide with something desired or needed
boardProvide food and lodging (for)
caterSupply food ready to eat
drenchForce to drink
feed, giveGive food to
feedServe as food for
feedProvide as food
fit, conform to, meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfilsatisfy a condition or restriction
fix upFind (something or someone) for
gratify, pander, indulgeYield (to)
gutterProvide with gutters
horseProvide with a horse or horses
nourish, nurture, sustainProvide with nourishment
pander, pimp, procureArrange for sexual partners for others
powerSupply the force or power for the functioning of
regale, treatProvide with choice or abundant food or drink
serve, serve up, dish out, dish up, dishProvide (usually but not necessarily food)
serve, helpHelp to some food
showerProvide abundantly with
staffProvide with staff
underlayProvide with a base, support, lining, or backing
Broadergivetransfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
Spanishabastecer, aportar, aprovisionar, cateraje, dotar, facilitar, ministrar, proporcionar, proveer, suministrar, surtir
Catalanaportar, dotar, facilitar, proporcionar, subministrar
Nounscaterersomeone who provides food and service (as for a party)
English > cater: 2 senses > verb 2, consumption
MeaningSupply food ready to eat; for parties and banquets.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderprovide, supply, ply, caterGive what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
Nounscaterersomeone who provides food and service (as for a party)

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