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An event or item that is out of the ordinary and gives great pleasure
“The story is told in splendid pictures - a treat to read to the young folk and to enjoy yourself.”
Any delightful surprise or specially pleasant occasion
“I bought you some chocolate biscuits as a treat.”
Behave towards or deal with in a certain way
“It is a credit to our high school teachers who treated us with the same respect they might treat their colleagues, no matter how crazy our ideas might have been.”
Give medical care or attention to; try to heal or cure
“The drug was withdrawn earlier this year when it emerged that two patients being treated with the drug had died of a brain infection.”
Pay the bill for someone else
“The owner of the hotel decided to treat us to a bit of entertainment.”
To exchange viewpoints or seek advice for the purpose of finding a solution to a problem
“It does not treat the subject in any depth, nor does it present existing knowledge in a novel and accessible manner.”
Regard something as being of a specified nature with implications for one's actions concerning it
“Additionally, they treat such information as a snapshot of material to be worked on, not as decisive.”
“The plants may prove useful in treating cancer.”
To subject to a chemical or industrial process
“Apricots are usually treated with sulphur dioxide, a preservative, before being sun dried.”
“Delegates were treated to authentic Indonesian dance performances.”
Negotiate terms with someone, especially an opponent
“They assumed we were treating with the rebels.”
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