简明英汉词典

cater
[5keitE]
vi.
备办食物, 满足(需要), 投合

美国传统词典[双解]

cater
ca.ter
AHD:[k3“t…r]
D.J.[6keit*]
K.K.[6ket+]
v.(动词)
ca.teredca.ter.ingca.ters
v.intr.(不及物动词)

(1)

To provide food or entertainment.
提供食物或娱乐

(2)

To be particularly attentive or solicitous; minister:
特别伺候:特别注意或关心;服伺:
The nurses catered to my every need. The legislation catered to various special interest groups.
护士们照顾到我的一切需要。立法兼顾了各种特殊利益群体
v.tr.(及物动词)

(1)

To provide food service for:
供应食品:为…提供食品服务:
a business that caters banquets and weddings.
为宴会和婚礼提供食品的服务业

(2)

To attend to the wants or needs of.
迎合:照顾…的需求或需要

语源

(1)

From obsolete cater [a buyer of provisions]
源自 废语 cater [购买食物的人]

(2)

from Middle English catour
源自 中古英语 catour

(3)

short for acatour
acatour的简写

(4)

from Norman French
源自 诺曼法语

(5)

from acater [to buy]
源自 acater [买]

(6)

from Vulgar Latin *accapt3e
源自 俗拉丁语 *accapt3e

(7)

Latin ad- [ad-]
拉丁语 ad- [前缀,表“运动,变化,邻近,添加”]

(8)

Latin capt3e [to chase] * see catch
拉丁语 capt3e [追赶] *参见 catch

继承用法

caterer
n.(名词)

现代英汉词典

cater
[5keItE(r)]
vi.

(1)

(与for连用)替(某人)办酒席

(2)

为(宴会)提供酒菜

(3)

(与to连用)迎合;投合

现代英汉综合大辞典

cater
[5keitE]
vi.

(1)

备办酒菜, 承办酒席; 提供食物[娱乐节目]

(2)

迎合, 投合

(3)

特殊照顾

(4)

[俚]成对角线地移动或穿过
a restaurant catering only to the Muslims
专供穆斯林就餐的饭店, 清真馆子
cater for the need of the customers
迎合顾客的需求

词性变化

cater
[5keitE]
vt.

(1)

对...提供食品或服务

(2)

[俚]使成对角线状地放置或移动

继承用法

cater-cornered
adj., adv.
成对角线的[地]; 斜放着的[地]

cater-cousin
n.
远亲, 密友

cater-waul
vi.
(猫)叫春或发出类似猫叫春的声音[喊叫], 猫一般地吵闹

caterer
[5keItErE(r)]
n.
包办伙食的人; 筹备文娱节目的人

cateress
n.
女筹办人

用法词典

cater
来自古法语 achater 买,提供

英文相关词典

cater
coddle    indulge    oblige    pamper    provide    serve    spoil    

美国传统词典

cater
ca.ter
AHD:[k3“t…r]
D.J.[6keit*]
K.K.[6ket+]
v.
ca.tered, ca.ter.ing, ca.ters
v.intr.

(1)

To provide food or entertainment.

(2)

To be particularly attentive or solicitous; minister:
The nurses catered to my every need. The legislation catered to various special interest groups.
v.tr.

(1)

To provide food service for:
a business that caters banquets and weddings.

(2)

To attend to the wants or needs of.

语源

(1)

From obsolete cater [a buyer of provisions]

(2)

from Middle English catour

(3)

short for acatour

(4)

from Norman French

(5)

from acater [to buy]

(6)

from Vulgar Latin *accapt3e

(7)

Latin ad- [ad-]

(8)

Latin capt3e [to chase] * see catch

继承用法

caterer
n.

英汉船舶大词典

cater
n.供应伙食

英汉航海大词典

cater
n.投合

英汉化学大词典

cater
vt.适合,供应伙食

英汉海运大词典

cater
供应伙食

基本词义

cater
供应伙食,包办伙食的人迎合,投合

英汉经贸大词典

cater
n.投合

英汉计算机大词典

cater
vt.适合(供应伙食)

英汉农牧林大词典

cater
n.供应餐食,供应酒菜;n.陨石坑,喷火口,焊口

英汉水利大词典

cater
n.供应餐食,供应酒菜

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