Definitions of treat:
  • noun:   an occurrence that cause special pleasure or delight
  • noun:   something considered choice to eat
  • verb:   provide with a gift or entertainment
    Example: "Grandmother always treated us to the circus"
  • verb:   interact in a certain way
    Example: "Treat him with caution, please"
  • verb:   regard or consider in a specific way
    Example: "I treated his advances as a joke"
  • verb:   engage in negotiations in order to reach an agreement
    Example: "They had to treat with the King"
  • verb:   provide treatment for
    Example: "The doctor treated my broken leg"
  • verb:   subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
    Example: "Treat the water so it can be drunk"
  • verb:   deal with verbally or in some form of artistic expression
    Example: "The new book treats the history of China"
  • verb:   provide with choice or abundant food or drink
    Example: "Don't worry about the expensive wine--I'm treating"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 50000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #4953)

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