cater to

idiom
variants: or chiefly British cater for

Definition of cater to

: to provide what is wanted or needed by (someone or something) The inn caters exclusively to foreign tourists. The library caters to scientists. That store caters for middle-class taste. (disapproving) As a child he was spoiled by parents who catered to his every need.

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“Cater to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cater%20to. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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