Catering vs Dining - What's the difference?

catering | dining |


As nouns the difference between catering and dining

is that catering is {{cx|uncountable|UK|lang=en}} The business of providing food and related services; foodservice while dining is eating dinner as a social function.

As verbs the difference between catering and dining

is that catering is present participle of lang=en while dining is present participle of lang=en.

catering

Noun

  • The business of providing food and related services; foodservice.
  • The business of providing such services for special occasions.
  • The act of one who caters (to something).
  • * 1864 , J. D. White, John Hugh McQuillen, George Jacob Ziegler, The Dental Cosmos
  • Professional jealousies are always confined to the more ignorant; and education alone will enable us to rise above our catchpenny caterings to the prejudices and jealousies of the uninformed.

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    dining

    English

    Noun

  • Eating dinner as a social function.
  • * 1869 , The XIX Century (volume 1, page 6)
  • For my own part I preferred to remain with the ship, and I am now glad that I did so, for the welcome we received at Havana; the cheering crowds upon the quay; the friends we met and made; the dinings in and dinings out
  • Entertaining someone to dinner.
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