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treat [n] pleasing entity or occurrence amusement, banquet, celebration, dainty, delicacy, delight, enjoyment, entertainment, feast, fun, gift, goody*, gratification, joy, party, pleasure, refreshment, satisfaction, surprise, sweet, thrill, tidbit; concepts 457,529,693 —Ant. bad fortune treat [v1] act, behave towards account, act with regard to, appraise, conduct, conduct oneself toward, consider, deal with*, employ, estimate, evaluate, handle, have business with*, have recourse to*, have to do with*, hold, look upon, manage, negotiate, play, rate, react toward, regard, respect, serve, take, use, value, wield; concept 633 treat [v2] doctor, medicate administer, apply treatment, attend, care for, cure, dose, dress, heal, medicament, minister to, nurse, operate, prescribe; concept 310 —Ant. harm, hurt, injure treat [v3] pay the bill for someone else amuse, blow, buy for, divert, entertain, escort, feast, foot the bill*, give, indulge, pay for, pick up the check*, pick up the tab*, play host*, provide, regale, satisfy, set up, spring for*, stake, stand*, take out, wine and dine*; concepts 327,384 treat [v4] be concerned with; discuss advise, approach, arrange, comment, confabulate, confer, consider, consult, contain, criticize, deal with, deliberate, discourse on, enlarge upon, explain, go into, interpret, manipulate, reason, review, speak about, study, tackle, talk about, think, touch upon, weigh, write about; concepts 17,56 —Ant. ignore, neglect

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  • Treat — can refer to: * Treat (band), a Swedish band * Candy * Treats, a 1975 play by Christopher Hampton * Tahitian Treat * Special Treat * Taco Treat * Chicken Treat * Trick or treating * Round of drinks, treating others to a drink. * An acronym for… …   Wikipedia

  • treat — [triːt] verb [transitive] 1. to deal with someone or something in a particular way: • We treat all complaints very seriously. treat somebody/​something as • Proceeds from the asset transfers won t be treated as income. • Some information ought to …   Financial and business terms

  • Treat — Treat, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Treated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Treating}.] [{OE}. treten, OF. traitier, F. traiter, from L. tractare to draw violently, to handle, manage, treat, v. intens. from trahere, tractum, to draw. See {Trace}, v. t., and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • treat — vb 1 parley, negotiate, *confer, commune, consult, advise Analogous words: *discuss, dispute, argue, debate: *consider, weigh, study: *think, reason, deliberate 2 Treat, deal, handle are comparable when they mean to have to do with a person or… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • treat — ► VERB 1) behave towards or deal with in a certain way. 2) give medical care or attention to. 3) apply a process or a substance to. 4) present or discuss (a subject). 5) (treat to) provide (someone) with (food, drink, or entertainment) at one s… …   English terms dictionary

  • Treat — Treat, v. i. 1. To discourse; to handle a subject in writing or speaking; to make discussion; usually with of; as, Cicero treats of old age and of duties. [1913 Webster] And, shortly of this story for to treat. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Now of love …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Treat — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Lawrence Treat (1903–1998), US amerikanischer Schriftsteller Robert Treat (1622–1710), amerikanischer Kolonialgouverneur Treat ist der Vorname folgender Personen: Treat Williams (* 1951), eigentlich… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Treat — Treat, n. 1. A parley; a conference. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Bid him battle without further treat. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. An entertainment given as an expression of regard. [1913 Webster] 3. That which affords entertainment; a gratification; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • treat — [trēt] vi. [ME treten < OFr traiter, to handle, meddle, treat < L tractare, freq. of trahere, to DRAW] 1. to discuss terms (with a person or for a settlement); negotiate 2. to deal with a subject in writing or speech; speak or write (of) 3 …   English World dictionary

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