Definition of TREATING


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently" ;

  • 2. (

    ) subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition; "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals"; "treat an oil spill" ;

  • 3. (

    ) provide treatment for; "The doctor treated my broken leg"; "The nurses cared for the bomb victims"; "The patient must be treated right away or she will die"; "Treat the infection with antibiotics" ;

  • 5. (

    ) provide with a gift or entertainment; "Grandmother always treated us to the circus"; "I like to treat myself to a day at a spa when I am depressed" ;

  • 6. (

    ) provide with choice or abundant food or drink; "Don't worry about the expensive wine;

  • 7. (

    ) engage in negotiations in order to reach an agreement; "they had to treat with the King" ;

  • 8. (

    ) regard or consider in a specific way; "I treated his advances as a joke" ;

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