What does Treaty mean?

Definitions for Treatyˈtri ti

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Treaty.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. treaty, pact, accord(noun)

    a written agreement between two states or sovereigns


  1. treaty(Noun)

    A binding agreement under international law concluded by subjects of international law, namely states and international organizations.

  2. Origin: From traité, from tractatus, from tractare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Treaty(noun)

    the act of treating for the adjustment of differences, as for forming an agreement; negotiation

  2. Treaty(noun)

    an agreement so made; specifically, an agreement, league, or contract between two or more nations or sovereigns, formally signed by commissioners properly authorized, and solemnly ratified by the several sovereigns, or the supreme power of each state; an agreement between two or more independent states; as, a treaty of peace; a treaty of alliance

  3. Treaty(noun)

    a proposal tending to an agreement

  4. Treaty(noun)

    a treatise; a tract


  1. Treaty

    A treaty is an express agreement under international law entered into by actors in international law, namely sovereign states and international organizations. A treaty may also be known as an agreement, protocol, covenant, contract,convention, pact, or exchange of letters, among other terms. Regardless of terminology, all of these forms of agreements are, under international law, equally considered treaties and the rules are the same. Treaties can be loosely compared to contracts: both are means of willing parties assuming obligations among themselves, and a party to either that fails to live up to their obligations can be held liable under international law.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Treaty' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2015

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Treaty' in Nouns Frequency: #819


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Treaty in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Treaty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jose Ramos-Horta:

    A treaty is not a Bible. We can also review.

  2. Swiss Major General Urs Gerber:

    Only a peace treaty or war would end our operation here.

  3. British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond:

    The advice we're getting is that we will need Treaty change.

  4. Norbert Roettgen:

    I can't see treaty change as a realistic option within the course of two years.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    And because it is not a treaty, it can and should be revisited by our next president.

Images & Illustrations of Treaty

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