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Treat meaning

treat - 16 dictionary results

  1. 1. an occurrence that cause special pleasure or delight
  2. 2. To handle; to manage; to use; to bear one's self toward; as, to treat prisoners cruelly; to treat children kindly.
  3. 3. To discourse on; to handle in a particular manner, in writing or speaking; as, to treat a subject diffusely.
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. To negotiate; to settle; to make terms for.
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. To subject to some action; to apply something to; as, to treat a substance with sulphuric acid.
  8. 8. To entreat; to beseech.
  9. 9. To give a gratuitous entertainment, esp. of food or drink, as a compliment.
  10. 10. A parley; a conference.
  11. 11. An entertainment given as an expression of regard.
  12. 12. That which affords entertainment; a gratification; a satisfaction; as, the concert was a rich treat.
  13. 13. 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.
  14. 14. To negotiate; to come to terms of accommodation; - often followed by with; as, envoys were appointed to treat with France.
  15. 15. To handle a subject; negotiate.
  16. 16. To manage; deal with; discourse on; entertain.

treat - examples of usage

  1. I didn't treat my mother like thet. - "Liza of Lambeth", W. Somerset Maugham.
  2. Nice way ter treat an old woman like me- an' yer own mother, too! - "Liza of Lambeth", W. Somerset Maugham.
  3. Did you treat her badly? - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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