verb (used with object)
to act or behave toward (a person) in some specified way:
to treat someone with respect.
to consider or regard in a specified way, and deal with accordingly:
to treat a matter as unimportant.
to deal with (a disease, patient, etc.) in order to relieve or cure.
to deal with in speech or writing; discuss.
to deal with, develop, or represent artistically, especially in some specified manner or style:
to treat a theme realistically.
to subject to some agent or action in order to bring about a particular result:
to treat a substance with an acid.
to entertain; give hospitality to:
He treats diplomats in the lavish surroundings of his country estate.
to provide food, entertainment, gifts, etc., at one’s own expense:
Let me treat you to dinner.
verb (used without object)
to deal with a subject in speech or writing; discourse:
a work that treats of the caste system in India.
to give, or bear the expense of, a treat:
Is it my turn to treat?
to carry on negotiations with a view to a settlement; discuss terms of settlement; negotiate.
entertainment, food, drink, etc., given by way of compliment or as an expression of friendly regard.
anything that affords particular pleasure or enjoyment.
the act of treating.
one’s turn to treat.
a celebration, entertainment, gift, or feast given for or to someone and paid for by another
any delightful surprise or specially pleasant occasion
the act of treating
(transitive) to deal with or regard in a certain manner: she treats school as a joke
(transitive) to apply treatment to: to treat a patient for malaria
(transitive) to subject to a process or to the application of a substance: to treat photographic film with developer
(transitive; often foll by to) to provide (someone) (with) as a treat: he treated the children to a trip to the zoo
(formal) (intransitive) usually foll by of. to deal (with), as in writing or speaking
(intransitive) (formal) to discuss settlement; negotiate
v. treat·ed, treat·ing, treats
To give medical aid to someone.
To give medical aid to counteract a disease or condition.
noun 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, especially with reference to style. 5. subjection to some agent or action. 6. Movies, Television. a preliminary outline of a film or teleplay laying […]
- Self-treatment movement
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