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    treat - Dictionary definition and meaning for word treat

    Definition
    (noun) something considered choice to eat
    Synonyms : dainty , delicacy , goody , kickshaw
    Definition
    (noun) an occurrence that causes special pleasure or delight Definition
    (verb) interact in a certain way
    Synonyms : do by , handle
    Example Sentence
    • Do right by her
    • Treat him with caution, please
    • Handle the press reporters gently
    Definition
    (verb) subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
    Synonyms : process
    Example Sentence
    • process cheese
    • process hair
    • treat the water so it can be drunk
    • treat the lawn with chemicals
    • treat an oil spill
    Definition
    (verb) provide treatment for
    Synonyms : care for
    Example Sentence
    • The doctor treated my broken leg
    • The nurses cared for the bomb victims
    • The patient must be treated right away or she will die
    • Treat the infection with antibiotics
    Definition
    (verb) act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
    Synonyms : address , cover , deal , handle , plow
    Example Sentence
    • This book deals with incest
    • The course covered all of Western Civilization
    • The new book treats the history of China
    Definition
    (verb) provide with a gift or entertainment
    Example Sentence
    • Grandmother always treated us to the circus
    • I like to treat myself to a day at a spa when I am depressed
    Definition
    (verb) provide with choice or abundant food or drink
    Synonyms : regale
    Example Sentence
    • Don't worry about the expensive wine--I'm treating
    • She treated her houseguests with good food every night
    Definition
    (verb) engage in negotiations in order to reach an agreement
    Example Sentence
    • they had to treat with the King
    Definition
    (verb) regard or consider in a specific way
    Example Sentence
    • I treated his advances as a joke
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