Definitions for treattrit
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to act or behave toward in some specified way:
to treat someone with respect.
to consider or regard in a specified way:
to treat a matter as unimportant.
to deal with in a specified way; handle.
to deal with (a disease, patient, etc.) in order to relieve or cure.
to subject to some agent or action in order to bring about a particular result:
to treat a substance with an acid.
to provide with food, entertainment, gifts, etc., at one's own expense.
to provide with as a source of pleasure or enjoyment.
to deal with in speech or writing; discuss.
to deal with or represent artistically, esp. in some specified manner or style:
to treat a theme realistically.
(v.i.)to deal with a subject in speech or writing; discourse (usu. fol. by of).
to give, or bear the expense of, a treat.
to carry on negotiations with a view to a settlement; negotiate.
(n.)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.
Origin of treat:
1250–1300; ME treten (v.) < OF tretier,traitier < L tractāre to drag, handle, freq. of trahere to drag. Cf. tractable
dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat(noun)
something considered choice to eat
an occurrence that causes special pleasure or delight
treat, handle, do by(verb)
interact in a certain way
"Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"
subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
"process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals" ; "treat an oil spill"
treat, care for(verb)
provide treatment for
"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"
cover, treat, handle, plow, deal, address(verb)
act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
"This book deals with incest"; "The course covered all of Western Civilization"; "The new book treats the history of China"
provide with a gift or entertainment
"Grandmother always treated us to the circus"; "I like to treat myself to a day at a spa when I am depressed"
provide with choice or abundant food or drink
"Don't worry about the expensive wine--I'm treating"; "She treated her houseguests with good food every night"
engage in negotiations in order to reach an agreement
"they had to treat with the King"
regard or consider in a specific way
"I treated his advances as a joke"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to behave toward sb in a particular way
I think she treats him very disrespectfully.
to deal with or consider sth in a particular way
She didn't deal with the problem very well at all. FRE deal vs treat; They treated the business trip as a vacation.
to provide sb with medical treatment
The doctor who treated her was charming.
to give sb or do sth for sb that is special
We're going to treat the kids to pizza and ice cream.
sth special that you give sb or do for sb
a birthday treat
An entertainment, outing, or other indulgence provided by someone for the enjoyment of others.
I took the kids to the zoo for a treat.
An unexpected gift, event etc., which provides great pleasure.
It was such a treat to see her back in action on the London stage.
A parley or discussion of terms; a negotiation.
To negotiate, discuss terms, bargain (for or with).
To discourse; to handle a subject in writing or speaking; to conduct a discussion.
Cicero's writing treats mainly of old age and personal duty.
To discourse on; to represent or deal with in a particular way, in writing or speaking.
The article treated feminism as a quintessentially modern movement.
To entreat or beseech (someone).
Only let my family live, I treat thee.
To handle, deal with or behave towards in a specific way.
To entertain with food or drink, especially at one's own expense; to show hospitality to.
I treated my son to some popcorn in the interval.
To care for medicinally or surgically; to apply medical care to.
They treated me for malaria.
To subject to a chemical or other action; to act upon with a specific scientific result in mind.
Origin: From treter, tretier, from tracto, from the past participle stem of traho.
to handle; to manage; to use; to bear one's self toward; as, to treat prisoners cruelly; to treat children kindly
to discourse on; to handle in a particular manner, in writing or speaking; as, to treat a subject diffusely
to entertain with food or drink, especially the latter, as a compliment, or as an expression of friendship or regard; as, to treat the whole company
to negotiate; to settle; to make terms for
to care for medicinally or surgically; to manage in the use of remedies or appliances; as, to treat a disease, a wound, or a patient
to subject to some action; to apply something to; as, to treat a substance with sulphuric acid
to entreat; to beseech
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
to negotiate; to come to terms of accommodation; -- often followed by with; as, envoys were appointed to treat with France
to give a gratuitous entertainment, esp. of food or drink, as a compliment
a parley; a conference
an entertainment given as an expression of regard
that which affords entertainment; a gratification; a satisfaction; as, the concert was a rich treat
Treat was a melodic heavy metal band from Stockholm, Sweden. In the second half of the 1980s they had national as well as international successes with songs like "Get You on the Run", "World of Promises", "Party All Over" and the classic "Ready for the Taking" They played at rock festivals like Monsters of Rock in 1988 in Germany. They were also the opening act for Queen in Sweden in 1986 and opened for W.A.S.P. during their first Swedish tour. In 2005, they did a comeback and released the collection Weapons of choice 1984-2006 on March 19, which included the previously unreleased track "Still in Heaven" along with the two new songs "Go!" and "Burn for You". Their first reunion show was in front of 4000 people at the Sweden Rock Festival on June 10, 2006. They were signed to the labels Mercury, Vertigo and now Universal. The song "Roar" from the album Coup de Grace is the main theme of the Facebook app game "Monster Galaxy" and also played significantly on the GOM Star League Starcraft tournament.
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Rank popularity for the word 'treat' in Verbs Frequency: #193
Translations for treat
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to deal with, or behave towards (a thing or person), in a certain manner
The soldiers treated me very well; The police are treating his death as a case of murder.
- hanteer, beskouAfrikaans
- отнасям сеBulgarian
- tratarPortuguese (BR)
- zacházet; považovatCzech
- μεταχειρίζομαι, φέρομαι, αντιμετωπίζωGreek
- رفتار کردنFarsi
- לְהִתנַהֵג כְּלַפֵּי-Hebrew
- व्यवहार करनाHindi
- postupati sCroatian
- bánik (vkivel, vmivel); kezel (vkit, vmit)Hungarian
- meðhöndla, koma fram við; líta áIcelandic
- elgtis su, laikytiLithuanian
- izturēties (pret kādu); uzskatīt (par kaut ko)Latvian
- رفتار کردنPersian
- رفتار کولPashto
- a trataRomanian
- обращаться; рассматриватьRussian
- zaobchádzať; považovaťSlovak
- ravnati z; obravnavatiSlovenian
- 對待，把...看作...Chinese (Trad.)
- поводитися; ставитисяUkrainian
- معاملہ کرنا، برتاؤ کرناUrdu
- đối xửVietnamese
- 对待，把...看作...Chinese (Simp.)
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