caterer

  • 1 caterer — ca‧ter‧er [ˈkeɪtərə ǁ rər] noun [countable] a person or company that provides food and drink for organizations: • The caterers need to know how many people will be attending. • Hospital caterers are struggling with some severe economic… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Caterer — Ca ter*er, n. One who caters. [1913 Webster] The little fowls in the air have God for Their provider and caterer. Shelton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 caterer — index supplier Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 caterer — mid 15c. (earlier simply cater, mid 14c.; late 13c. as a surname), aphetic from acatour, from O.N.Fr. acatour buyer (see CATER (Cf. cater)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 caterer — [kāt′ər ər] n. one who caters; esp., one whose business is providing food and service as for parties …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Caterer — Ca|te|rer 〈[kɛı ] m. 3〉 Person od. Firma, die das Catering für eine Party, eine Veranstaltung, für Fluggäste o. Ä. übernimmt * * * Ca|te|rer [ keɪtərɐ ], der; s, [engl. caterer, zu: to cater, ↑ Catering] (Fachspr.): auf das Catering… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 7 caterer — UK [ˈkeɪtərə(r)] / US [ˈkeɪtərər] noun [countable] Word forms caterer : singular caterer plural caterers a person or business that organizes the food and drinks for an event such as a party or meeting …

    English dictionary

  • 8 caterer — cater ► VERB chiefly Brit. 1) (cater for) provide food and drink at (a social event). 2) (cater for/to) provide with what is needed or required. 3) (cater for) take into account. 4) (cater to) satisfy (a need or demand) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 caterer — noun see cater …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 caterer — /kay teuhr euhr/, n. 1. one whose business is to provide food, supplies, and sometimes service at social gatherings. 2. one who caters. [1585 95; CATER + ER1] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 11 caterer — noun /ˈkeɪtərər/ someone hired to prepare food for a special occasion, such as a party See Also: cater …

    Wiktionary

  • 12 caterer — Synonyms and related words: chandler, commissariat, commissary, donor, furnisher, manciple, merchant, patron, provider, provisioner, purveyor, quartermaster, retailer, steward, stock clerk, storekeeper, supplier, sutler, victualer, vivandier …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 Caterer — Ca|te|rer 〈[kɛı ] m.; Gen.: s, Pl.: 〉 Person od. Firma, die das Catering für eine Party, eine Veranstaltung, für Fluggäste o. Ä. übernimmt …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 14 Caterer — Catererm Raupenschlepper.Verkürztausengl»caterpillar«.Schül1960ff,österr …

    Wörterbuch der deutschen Umgangssprache

  • 15 caterer — ca|ter|er [ˈkeıtərə US ər] n a person or company that provides and serves food and drinks at a party, meeting etc …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 caterer — ca|ter|er [ keıtərər ] noun count a person or business that organizes the food and drinks at an event such as a party or meeting …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 caterer — [[t]ke͟ɪtərə(r)[/t]] caterers N COUNT Caterers are people or companies that provide food and drink for a place such as an office or for special occasions such as weddings and parties. The caterers were already laying out the tables for lunch.… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 caterer — ca·ter·er || keɪtÉ™rÉ™(r) n. one who provides food for social events …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 caterer — 1) terrace 2) retrace …

    Anagrams dictionary

  • 20 caterer — n. Provider, purveyor …

    New dictionary of synonyms