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]

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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 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… …   Financial and business terms

  • 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

  • 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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