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1. cater

verb. ['ˈkeɪtɝ'] give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance.

Synonyms

  • pimp
  • help
  • give
  • nourish
  • dish
  • gutter
  • sustain
  • feed
  • satisfy
  • indulge
  • underlay
  • dish up
  • nurture
  • dish out
  • board
  • drench
  • regale
  • accommodate
  • serve up
  • treat
  • gratify
  • horse
  • power
  • provide
  • fill
  • meet
  • ply
  • fulfill
  • supply
  • serve
  • staff
  • fix up
  • shower
  • pander
  • fulfil

Antonyms

  • act
  • deny
  • withdraw
  • borrow

Etymology

  • catour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • acatour (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Cater

  • wheelabrator
  • vindicator
  • translator
  • vanmatre
  • inflator
  • dictator
  • deflator
  • curator
  • strater
  • straighter
  • misater
  • mercator
  • lemaitre
  • equator
  • decatur
  • debator
  • debater
  • creator
  • viator
  • traitor
  • stater
  • sleator
  • slayter
  • slater
  • skater
  • schlater
  • praytor
  • prater
  • plater
  • greater

Example sentences of the word cater


1. Noun, singular or mass
Or do you just want to haul around equipment and cater to wedding receptions and other events?

2. Verb, base form
Experiment with nonalcoholic daiquiris to cater to kids at events like college football games.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
If you are in Florida, you will find a number of hotels that cater to smokers.

2. cater-cornered

adjective. slanted across a polygon on a diagonal line.

Synonyms

  • kitty-cornered
  • catty-cornered
  • catacorner
  • oblique
  • cata-cornered
  • catty-corner
  • catercorner

Antonyms

  • perpendicular
  • convergent
  • vertical
  • horizontal

3. cater

verb. ['ˈkeɪtɝ'] supply food ready to eat; for parties and banquets.

Synonyms

  • supply
  • provide

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • disservice
  • worsen

Etymology

  • catour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • acatour (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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