/treet"meuhnt/ , n.
1. an act or manner of treating.
2. action or behavior toward a person, animal, etc.
3. management in the application of medicines, surgery, etc.
4. literary or artistic handling, esp. with reference to style.
5. subjection to some agent or action.
6. Motion Pictures , Television. a preliminary outline of a film or teleplay laying out the key scenes, characters, and locales.
[ 1550-60; TREAT + -MENT ]
Syn. 1. handling, management, conduct, approach.