Meaning of TREAT in English
n. 25B6; verb
Charlotte treated him very badly : BEHAVE TOWARDS, act towards, use; deal with, handle.
police are treating the fires as arson : REGARD, consider, view, look on; put down as.
the book treats its subject with insight and responsibility : DEAL WITH, tackle, handle, discuss, explore, investigate; consider, study, analyse.
she was treated at Addenbrooke's Hospital : GIVE MEDICAL CARE TO, nurse, tend, attend to; medicate.
the plants may prove useful in treating cancer : CURE, heal, remedy.
he treated her to a slap-up lunch : BUY, take out for, stand, give; pay for; entertain, wine and dine; informal foot the bill for.
delegates were treated to authentic Indonesian dance performances : REGALE WITH, entertain with/by, fête with, amuse with, divert with.
(formal) propagandists claimed that he was treating with the enemy : NEGOTIATE, discuss terms, have talks, consult, parley, talk, confer.
a birthday treat : CELEBRATION, entertainment, amusement; surprise; party, excursion, outing.
I bought you some chocolate as a treat : PRESENT, gift; titbit, delicacy, luxury, indulgence, extravagance; informal goodie.
it was a real treat to see them : PLEASURE, delight, thrill, joy.
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