Synonyms of 'treat'
to deal with or regard in a certain mannerHe treated the customers with indifference.
to attempt to cure or lessen the symptoms of (an illness or injury or a person suffering from it)An experienced nurse treats all minor injuries.
to attempt to cure or lessen the symptoms of (an illness or injury or a person suffering from it)For centuries it was used to treat indigestion.
to subject to a chemical or industrial processAbout 70% of the area is treated with insecticide.
to provide (someone) with something as a treatShe was always treating him to ice cream.
a working method for treating subjects in the theater
I invite every citizen to carefully study the document.
In this lecture, I aim to cover several topics.
I will discuss the role of diet in cancer prevention in Chapter 7.
I see that no papers have reviewed my book.
I think we should handle the story very sensitively.
She is quite good at DIY and wants to tackle the job herself.
Gas officials are investigating the cause of the explosion.
The film explores the relationship between artist and instrument.
This book teaches you to analyse causes of stress in your life.
They assumed we were treating with the rebels.
The president may be willing to negotiate with the democrats.
They prefer to bargain with individual clients, for cash.
The umpires consulted quickly.
She conferred with Hill and the others in her office.
come to terms,
Both sides indicated their readiness to parley.
make a bargain,
a celebration, entertainment, gift, or meal given for or to someone and paid for by someone elsea birthday treat
any delightful surprise or specially pleasant occasionHe never failed to return without a special treat for them.
The vase was a wedding present.
a gift of $50,000
We never had money for little luxuries.
The car is one of my few indulgences.
course after course of mouthwatering delicacies
Our only extravagance is two holidays a year.
She offered him titbits; a chicken drumstick, some cheese.
any delightful surprise or specially pleasant occasionIt's a real treat to see someone doing justice to the film.
We exclaimed with pleasure when we saw them.
To my delight, the plan worked perfectly.
Salter shouted with joy.
I remember the thrill of opening presents on Christmas morning.
a state of satisfaction
She ate with great enjoyment.
Eventually they recognized him, much to his gratification.
source of pleasure,
You still have time to join in the fun.
See treat of something
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in the sense of analyse
to psychoanalyse (someone)This book teaches you to analyse causes of stress in your life.
in the sense of banquet
an elaborate formal dinner often followed by speechesLast night he attended a state banquet.
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