Definitions for treatmentˈtrit mənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

treat•mentˈtrit mənt(n.)

  1. the application of medicines, surgery, therapy, etc., in treating a disease or disorder.

    Category: Medicine, Psychotherapy

  2. a substance, procedure, or course of such substances or procedures used in treating medically.

    Category: Medicine

  3. literary or artistic handling.

    Category: Literature

  4. subjection to some agent or action.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. treatment, intervention(noun)

    care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)

  2. treatment, handling(noun)

    the management of someone or something

    "the handling of prisoners"; "the treatment of water sewage"; "the right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system"

  3. treatment(noun)

    a manner of dealing with something artistically

    "his treatment of space borrows from Italian architecture"

  4. discussion, treatment, discourse(noun)

    an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic

    "the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic"; "his treatment of the race question is badly biased"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. treatment(noun)ˈtrit mənt

    sth done in order to cure an illness, mend a wound, etc.

    a non-invasive treatment

  2. treatmentˈtrit mənt

    the way in which sth is dealt with

    the unfair treatment of migrant workers


  1. treatment(Noun)

    The process or manner of treating someone or something.

  2. treatment(Noun)

    Medical care for an illness or injury.

  3. treatment(Noun)

    The use of a substance or process to preserve or give particular properties to something.

  4. treatment(Noun)

    A treatise; a formal written description or characterization of a subject.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Treatment(noun)

    the act or manner of treating; management; manipulation; handling; usage; as, unkind treatment; medical treatment

  2. Treatment(noun)

    entertainment; treat

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'treatment' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #785

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'treatment' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2046

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'treatment' in Nouns Frequency: #326

Translations for treatment

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(an) act or manner of treating

This chair seems to have received rough treatment; This patient/disease requires urgent treatment.

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