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catered, past participle; caters, 3rd person singular present; catering, present participle; catered, past tense;
  1. Provide (food and drink), typically at social events and in a professional capacity
    • - he catered a lunch for 20 people
    • - planning another catered affair
  2. Provide with food and drink, in this way
    • - my mother helped to cater for the party
  3. Provide with what is needed or required
    • - the school caters to children with learning difficulties
  4. Try to satisfy (a particular need or demand)
    • - he catered to her every whim

  1. providing food and services
  2. (cater) provide: give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"
  3. (cater) supply food ready to eat; for parties and banquets
  4. Catering is the business of providing foodservice at a remote site or a site like a hotel, public house (pub) and other various locations.
  5. (cater) A provider; a purveyor; a caterer; To provide food professionally for a special occasion; To provide things to satisfy a person or a need, to serve
  6. (Cater) A male given name
  7. (cater) ("to provide food and service"): Intransitive in BrE, transitive in AmE (to cater for a banquet/to cater a banquet).
  8. (cater) (v) to satisfy the needs of; try to make things easy
  9. The term catering means “to provide food and service for.” For our purposes, catering is the business of people who work in licensed commercial kitchens, who are properly insured, and who are trained and skilled in preparing and serving a variety of foods to groups of guests.
  10. Takeout party service offered by many supermarkets' deli operations.
  11. Choosing a dividend policy with the purpose of responding to investors’ psychological needs, be those needs associated with preferences or with investor sentiment.
  12. Establishments mainly engaged in providing food for single event-based foodservice. These establishments often have equipment and vehicles to transport and hold meals and snacks to events and/or prepare food at an off-premise site. Banquet halls with catering staffs are included in this industry.
  13. Food and drink service in the fair place.