cater to

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.

Word by Word Definitions

cater play
  1. : to provide a supply of food

  2. : to supply what is required or desired

  3. : to provide food and service for


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