- Something considered choice to eat.
- An occurrence that causes special pleasure or delight.
- Interact in a certain way.
- usage: "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.
- usage: "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals"; "treat an oil spill"
- synonyms: process
- Provide treatment for.
- usage: "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"
- synonyms: care for
- Act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression.
- usage: "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.
- usage: "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.
- usage: "Don't worry about the expensive wine-I'm treating"; "She treated her houseguests with good food every night"
- synonyms: regale
- Engage in negotiations in order to reach an agreement.
- usage: "they had to treat with the King"
- Regard or consider in a specific way.
- usage: "I treated his advances as a joke"
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