Meaning of “cater” in the English Dictionary

"cater" in British English

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caterverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈkeɪ.tər/ us /ˈkeɪ.t̬ɚ/

C1 to provide, and sometimes serve, food:

I'm catering for twelve on Sunday - the whole family is coming.
Which firm will be catering at the wedding reception?
US Who catered your party?

(Definition of “cater” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cater" in American English

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caterverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈkeɪ·t̬ər/

to provide food and drinks for an occasion or event:

[ T ] Who catered your party?
noun [ C ] us /ˈkeɪ·t̬ər·ər/

an experienced caterer

(Definition of “cater” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"cater" in Business English

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caterverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈkeɪtər/ us

to provide the food and drinks at an event, for an organization, etc.:

Delegates can have meals catered by the hotel while the conference is underway.
cater for sth There is plenty of work to be had catering for weddings and parties

(Definition of “cater” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)