cater for sb

UK US cater for sb/sth
Phrasal Verb with cater({{}}/ˈkeɪtər/ verb [I or T]
to provide what someone or something wants or needs: »

There are plenty of events taking place at the festival to cater for all tastes.


Research shows that the majority of schemes do not cater for children over 12.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • cater for — 1 we cater for vegetarians: PROVIDE FOOD FOR, feed, serve, cook for; dated victual. 2 a resort catering for older holidaymakers: SERVE, provide for, meet the needs/wants of, accommodate. 3 he seemed to cater for all tastes: TAKE INTO… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cater for — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms cater for : present tense I/you/we/they cater for he/she/it caters for present participle catering for past tense catered for past participle catered for British cater for someone/something to provide people… …   English dictionary

  • cater for — 1) we cater for vegetarians Syn: provide (food) for, feed, serve, cook for 2) a resort catering for older holidaymakers Syn: serve, provide for, meet the needs/wants of, accommodate 3) he seemed to cater for …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • cater for — phr verb Cater for is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑clinic, ↑restaurant Cater for is used with these nouns as the object: ↑clientele, ↑need, ↑taste …   Collocations dictionary

  • ˈcater for sb — phrasal verb British to provide people with everything that they want or need The school aims to cater for children of all abilities.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • cater for — v. provide food and supplies for; (British) cater to, pamper, satisfy desires, fulfill wishes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cater for — take into account or make allowances for. → cater …   English new terms dictionary

  • cater for/to — provide with what is needed or required. → cater …   English new terms dictionary

  • cater for — / keɪtə fɔ:/ verb to deal with or provide for ● The store caters mainly for overseas customers …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • cater for somebody — ˈcater for sb/sth derived to provide the things that a particular person or situation needs or wants • The class caters for all ability ranges. Main entry: ↑caterderived …   Useful english dictionary

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