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English verb: cater

1. cater (consumption) give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance


SamplesThe hostess provided lunch for all the guests.


Synonymsply, provide, supply


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP.
Somebody ----s to somebody


Broader (hypernym)give


Narrower (hyponym)accommodate, board, cater, dish, dish out, dish up, drench, feed, feed, feed, fill, fix up, fulfil, fulfill, give, gratify, gutter, help, horse, indulge, meet, nourish, nurture, pander, pander, pimp, power, procure, regale, satisfy, serve, serve, serve up, shower, staff, sustain, treat, underlay

2. cater (consumption) supply food ready to eat; for parties and banquets


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cater, ply, provide, supply









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