cater to

variants: or chiefly British

cater for

Definition of cater to

  1. :  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.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to provide a supply of food

    :  to supply what is required or desired

    :  to provide food and service for

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