cater

01. This store [caters] to a very rich clientele.
02. The Changs had their daughter's wedding [catered] by an excellent business specializing in Asian cuisine.
03. Club Med [caters] to couples and families that want to have an active, exciting vacation.
04. Daniella has just joined a fitness club that [caters] exclusively to overweight women.
05. The [caterer] for the banquet has said that he can provide vegetarian dishes, in addition to meat and fish dishes.
06. Heather and Michael have operated a successful [catering] business here in town for over 20 years.
07. This English program [caters] to all levels of language proficiency.
08. The [caterers] at my sister's wedding were just wonderful; the food was delicious, and reasonably priced, and the service was excellent.
09. We were hoping to make all the food for my parents' 50th anniversary party ourselves, but we didn't have the time, so we just had it [catered].
10. Seventeen magazine [caters] to an adolescent female readership.
11. As a leading financial center, Switzerland [caters] to millionaires and celebrities from all over the world.
12. South Africa's government has developed an efficient transportation industry to [cater] to the ever-expanding tourism industry.
13. Cinemas in Bahrain are said to [cater] mostly to foreign visitors or guest workers.
14. Hong Kong has special medical clinics that [cater] to the healthcare needs of children and teenagers.
15. Whitewater rafting tours in Morocco [cater] to those tourists seeking the thrill of danger and speed.
16. The tourist industry in the Cayman Islands is aimed at the luxury market and [caters] principally to visitors from North America.
17. Epicurus once stated, "I have never wished to [cater] to the crowd; for what I know they do not approve, and what they approve I do not know."

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Cater — is a surname, and may refer to:*Monte Cater Head Coach, Shepherd College Rams *Danny Cater (born 1940), Major League Baseball player *Jack Cater (1922 2006), Chief Secretary of Hong Kong *John Cater (born 1932), English actor *Mojca Cater (born… …   Wikipedia

  • cater — vb Cater, purvey, pander are comparable when they mean to furnish with what satisfies the appetite or desires. Cater basically implies the provision of what is needed in the way of food and drink {he that doth the ravens feed, yea, providently… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • cater — ► VERB chiefly Brit. 1) (cater for) provide food and drink at (a social event). 2) (cater for/to) provide with what is needed or required. 3) (cater for) take into account. 4) (cater to) satisfy (a need or demand) …   English terms dictionary

  • cater — verb. There are two typical constructions, with for (which is more usual), and with to (perhaps influenced by pander, and more common in AmE). There is no real distinction in meaning between the two, except that use of to with a personal object… …   Modern English usage

  • Cater — Ca ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Catered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Catering}.] [From {Cater}, n.] 1. To provide food; to buy, procure, or prepare provisions. [1913 Webster] [He] providently caters for the sparrow. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. By extension: To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cater — UK US /ˈkeɪtər/ verb [I or T] ► to provide the food and drinks at an event, for an organization, etc.: »Delegates can have meals catered by the hotel while the conference is underway. cater for sth »There is plenty of work to be had catering for… …   Financial and business terms

  • cater — [kāt′ər] vi. [< obs. cater, buyer < ME catour, aphetic for achatour < OFr < achater, to buy, provide < VL * accaptare < L ad , to + captare, to strive, intens. of capere, to take hold: see HAVE] 1. to provide food; serve as a… …   English World dictionary

  • Cater — Ca ter, n. [OE. catour purchaser, caterer, OF. acator, fr. acater, F. acheter, to buy, provide, fr. LL. accaptare; L. ad + captare to strive, to seize, intens, of capere to take, seize. Cf. {Acater}, {Capacious}.] A provider; a purveyor; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cater — Ca ter, n. [F. quatre four.] The four of cards or dice. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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