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(of a person) To behave towards someone in a certain way
“We treat every one of our customers with the same respect.”
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(of an object) To deal with something in a certain way
“Do not treat the expensive coffee machine with such negligence.”
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To give medical care or attention to
“You should take him to the hospital where doctors will be able to treat whatever it is that ails him.”
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(treat to) To pay the bill for someone else
“Our manager would treat us to lunch after the successful completion of the project.”
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To engage in something indulgent, especially on an infrequent basis
“Saturday is Valentine's Day, and since I don't have a date, I'm going to treat myself to a spa.”
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To represent or deal with in a particular way, in writing or speaking
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“The report fails to treat the subject in any meaningful depth.”
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To regard something as being of a specified nature with implications for one's actions concerning it
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“We should treat such information as a snapshot of material to be worked on, not as decisive.”
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To attempt to bring an ailment to an end
“Jacob was given some herbs to treat his illness with.”
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To subject to a chemical or industrial process
“Freshly cut wood has a leathery scent and is difficult to treat with preservatives.”
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(treat one to) To entertain or amuse with
“The host company would treat us to a performance featuring their best dancers.”
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To negotiate terms with someone, especially an opponent
“He pledges himself to assist us to the utmost, and not to treat with the enemy.”
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To treat or administer medicine, especially to purge
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To remove contaminants or impurities from
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To receive (someone) as a guest, typically providing them with food and drink
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To address or discuss as a subject
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(attend to) To look after
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To administer drugs or medication to
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Spend lavishly
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Cleanse
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Make rustproof
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To change an animal hide into leather by soaking it in tannic acid
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To change (something) so as to make it suitable for a particular use or situation
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Treat with a vaccine to produce immunity against a disease
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Dispute or bargain persistently, especially over the cost of something
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To entertain or invite to a social rendezvous
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To perform a surgical procedure
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To speak or write authoritatively about a topic
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To cover, fasten, strap or bind with a bandage
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To call attention or refer (to)
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To make a living for the benefit of others
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To direct, handle, control, or be in charge of
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To make level or equal in amount, degree, or status
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To keep apart or isolate from others
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Make uniform or similar
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To make more fertile by adding nutrients, especially of soil
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To throw rays of light upon
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To admit (a patient) to a hospital ward
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To consult with a client as a professional
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To accord someone with a unique gesture
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To cause (someone or something) to undergo a particular experience
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Something that is enjoyed or indulged in, especially on an infrequent basis
“I brought you some chocolates as a treat.”
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A source of pleasure
“It was a real treat to see them again after all these years.”
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An event or item that is out of the ordinary and gives great pleasure
“Let's go to a fancy restaurant this weekend as a treat.”
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A snack or something light to eat
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A large meal, typically a celebratory one
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An inessential, desirable item, typically expensive or difficult to obtain
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A day or period of celebration, typically for religious reasons
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A feeling of great pleasure and happiness
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