Cater vs Banquet - What's the difference?

cater | banquet |


As a proper noun cater

is .

As a noun banquet is

a large celebratory meal; a feast.

As a verb banquet is

to participate in a banquet; to feast.

cater

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl)

Verb

(en verb)
  • To provide food professionally for a special occasion.
  • Did you hire someone to cater our party next week?
  • To provide things to satisfy a person or a need, to serve.
  • I always wanted someone to cater to my every whim.
    Derived terms
    * caterer * cater for * cater to

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A provider; a purveyor; a caterer.
  • Etymology 2

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To cut diagonally.
  • (Halliwell)

    Etymology 3

    (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The four of cards or dice.
  • (Webster 1913)

    Anagrams

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    banquet

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A large celebratory meal; a feast.
  • (archaic) A dessert; a course of sweetmeats.
  • * Massinger
  • We'll dine in the great room, but let the music / And banquet be prepared here.

    Verb

  • To participate in a banquet; to feast.
  • * Milton
  • Were it a draught for Juno when she banquets , I would not taste thy treasonous offer.
  • (obsolete) To have dessert after a feast.
  • * Cavendish
  • Where they did both sup and banquet .
  • To treat with a banquet or sumptuous entertainment of food; to feast.
  • * Coleridge
  • Just in time to banquet / The illustrious company assembled there.
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