Pronunciation: (kā'tur),[key] —v.i. 1. to provide food, service, etc., as for a party or wedding: to cater for a banquet. 2. to provide or supply what amuses, is desired, or gives pleasure, comfort, etc. (usually fol. by to or for): to cater to popular demand; to cater to an invalid.
—v.t. to provide food and service for: to cater a party.